Definition of old age security in English:

old age security


  • Financial and material provision for old age; (Canadian and (formerly) US (especially California)) a system of government-funded pensions for those aged over 65 (in the U.S., awarded only on a means-tested basis); the benefit paid under this system.


1920s; earliest use found in untitled. From old age + security.


old age security

/ˌəʊld eɪdʒ sɪˈkjʊərɪti//ˌəʊld eɪdʒ sɪˈkjɔːrɪti/