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eldestadjective [before noun]

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

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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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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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