Translation of "age" - English-Italian dictionary

age

noun uk /eɪdʒ/ us /eɪdʒ/

A1 the number of years that someone has lived, or that something has existed

età
Mozart died at the age of 35. Mozart morì all’età di 35 anni.
a child under/over the age of five un bambino di età inferiore/superiore ai cinque anni
Some trees live to a great age. Alcuni alberi vivono fino a un’età molto avanzata.
Their son is your age (= as old as you are). Loro figlio ha la tua età.

B1 a period of history

età, era
the Ice Age l’era glaciale

[ no plural ] the state of being old

vecchiaia, età
Some wines improve with age. Alcuni vini migliorano con l’età.
ages [ plural ] also an age mainly UK informal

B1 a very long time

secoli
I’ve been waiting here for ages. Sono qui ad aspettare da secoli.
verb uk /eɪdʒ/ us /eɪdʒ/ present participle mainly UK ageing, present participle US aging, past tense and past participle aged

to become older or to make someone seem older

invecchiare
Dad has aged a lot recently. Papà è molto invecchiato di recente.

(Translation of “age” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)