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aged

adjective uk   us  

aged adjective (AGE)

A2     /eɪdʒd/ [before noun] of the age of: They've got one daughter, Isabel, aged three.Describing age and birthdays

aged adjective (OLD)

    /ˈeɪ.dʒɪd/ old: She has two rather aged aunts.Describing people who are oldThe elderly

aged

noun [plural] uk   /ˈeɪdʒɪd/ us  
the aged old people when considered as a group: The hospital was built to meet the needs of the aged.The elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are old
(Definition of aged from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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