Meaning of 401(K) in English

401(K)

Pronunciation: ˌ fo ̇ r-( ˌ ) ō -( ˌ )w ə n- ' k ā

Function: noun

Etymology: from the section of the Internal Revenue Code that established it

Date: 1989

: a retirement account to which employee and employer contribute, on which taxes are deferred until withdrawal, and for which the employee usually selects the types of investments

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