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senior citizen

noun [C]  /ˈsin·jər ˈsɪt̬·ə·zən/ ( short form senior) us  
an older person, usually over the age of 60 or 65, esp. one who is no longer employed: Senior citizens get a discount.
Translations of “senior citizen”
in Chinese (Traditional) 老年人, 長者…
in Russian пенсионер, пожилой человек…
in Turkish emekli, emekli kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 老年人, 长者…
in Polish emeryt/ka…
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