Define: Returnment

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Definition: Returnment

What is the dictionary definition of Returnment?

Dictionary Definition

obsolete, rare return; a moving back

Returnment refers to the practice of resuming work at a place of employment from which one has retired. The term, derived from the word “retirement”, is used by individuals who have returned to work.

This return may be due to such factors as boredom, a desire for gainful activity, or financial needs that are not satisfied by retirement income.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Returnment are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 28th December, 2019