mandatory retirement

mandatory retirement UK US noun [U or C] (also compulsory retirement)
HR a situation in which you are forced to leave your job at a particular age, either because of a law or a company rule: »

The Senate voted to increase the mandatory retirement age of commercial airline pilots from 60 to 65.


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  • mandatory — I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. containing or constituting a command ; obligatory < the mandatory retirement age > 2. of, by, relating to, or holding a League of Nations mandate • mandatorily adverb II. noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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