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Spanish translation of “age”

age

noun /eidʒ/
the amount of time during which a person or thing has existed
edad
He began learning piano at the age of six (years) What age is she?
(often with capital) a particular period of time
época, edad
This machine was the wonder of the age the Middle Ages.
the quality of being old
edad
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
años, siglos
We’ve been waiting (for) ages for a bus.
aged adjective /ˈeidʒid/ old
viejo, anciano
an aged man.
/eidʒd/ of the age of
de (cinco años) de edad
a child aged five.
ageist /ˈeidʒist/ adjective discriminating against older people
Discriminación por Edad
ageist attitudes.
ageless adjective never growing old or never looking older
sin edad, eterno
The sculpture has an ageless beauty.
aging adjective
Envejecimiento
He has to look after his aging mother.
age group noun people within a particular range of ages, considered as a group
Edats
Exercise classes are available for different age groups.
age-old adjective done, known etc for a very long time an age-old custom. (come) of age (to become) old enough to be considered legally an adult (eg in Britain aged eighteen or over)
Alcanzar Mayoria de Edad
When he comes of age, he’s going to get married.
(Definition of age from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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