eldest Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “eldest” in the English Dictionary

"eldest" in British English

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eldestadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈel.dɪst/
B1 being the ​oldest of three or more ​people, ​especially within a ​family: Her eldest ​child is 14.
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eldestnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈel.dɪst/
(Definition of eldest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"eldest" in American English

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eldestadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈel·dəst/
oldest (of three or more ​people, esp. within a ​family): He’s my eldest ​brother.
(Definition of eldest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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