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English definition of “elderly”

elderly

adjective     /ˈel.dəl.i/ US  /-dɚ.li/
B1 polite word for old: elderly relatives/parentsThe elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are oldDescribing people who are oldThe elderly
(Definition of elderly adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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