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Translation of "age" - English-French dictionary

age

noun /eidʒ/
the amount of time during which a person or thing has existed âge He went to school at the age of six (years) What age is she?
(often with capital) a particular period of time époque, âge This machine was the wonder of the age the Middle Ages.
the quality of being old âge This wine will improve with age With the wisdom of age, he regretted the mistakes he had made in his youth.
(usually in plural) a very long time éternité We’ve been waiting (for) ages for a bus.
aged adjective
/ˈeidʒid/ old vieux an aged man.
/eidʒd/ of the age of âgé de a child aged five.
ageless adjective
never growing old or never looking older sans âge The sculpture has an ageless beauty.
age-old adjective
done, known etc for a very long time séculaire an age-old custom.
the aged /ˈeidʒid/
old people gens âgés Tim works for a charity that helps the aged.
(come) of age
(to become) old enough to be considered legally an adult (eg in Britain aged eighteen or over). atteindre sa majorité When he comes of age, he’s going to get married.
(Definition of age from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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