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retired

re·tired

retired

 
pronunciation:
rih taIrd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having ceased work or active service.
Many retired people have chosen to escape ice and snow and have moved to places like Florida.Her husband is a retired colonel, and they still have many friends on the base.
similar words:
inactive
definition 2: secluded; hidden.
a retired vacation house
derivation: retiredness (n.)