Definition of superannuate in English:

superannuate

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Retire (someone) with a pension:

    ‘his pilot's licence was withdrawn and he was superannuated’
    • ‘Soon after superannuating at the UN, Reddy wrote a paper on India and South Africa.’
    • ‘Pirate radio was about to be superannuated by the BBC shake-up that would give rise to Radio One.’
    pensioned off, retired, pensioned
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Origin

Mid 17th century: back-formation from superannuated, from medieval Latin superannuatus, from Latin super- over + annus year.

Pronunciation:

superannuate

/ˌsuːpəˈranjʊeɪt/