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retired

1. Private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of retired habits. A retired part of the peninsula. (Hawthorne)

2. Withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician.

(Science: astronomy) Retired flank, a list of officers, who, by reason of advanced age or other disability, are relieved from active service, but still receive a specified amount of pay from the government. Retiredly, Retiredness.


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