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agingadjective [not gradable]

also ageing us   /ˈeɪ·dʒɪŋ/
being or appearing old: Oil companies are particularly concerned about their aging fleet of deep-water rigs.
(Definition of aging from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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agingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈeɪdʒɪŋ/ us   ACCOUNTING
a way of organizing a company's accounts to show the length of time its customers have owed the company money: Financial analysts often use aging to assess a company’s risk from overdue debtors.


also mainly UK ageing uk   /ˈeɪdʒɪŋ/ us  
becoming older, and not as modern or powerful as before: an aging market/customer/population The agency is showing all the signs of an ageing company whose growth is too dependent on buying market size.
(Definition of aging from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aging”
in Chinese (Simplified) 以前…
in Turkish yaşlanma, yaşlı…
in Russian стареющий, старение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以前…
in Polish starzenie (się)…
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