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age

noun  /eɪdʒ/ us  

age noun (TIME SPENT ALIVE)

the length of time someone has been alive or something has existed: [C] At age 24 he won a starring role in his first movie. [U] She was 74 years of age when she wrote her first novel. The program is aimed at viewers in the 18-to-30 age group.

age noun (PERIOD)

[C] a particular period in time: the modern/industrial/Victorian age

age

verb [I/T]  /eɪdʒ/ us  

age verb [I/T] (TIME SPENT ALIVE)

to become or appear old, or to cause someone to appear old: [I] She’s aged a lot since the last time we met. Note: usually said about a person To age food or drink is to give it time to become ripe or develop a full flavor: [T] The cheese is aged for three to six months.
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