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"geriatric" in British English

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geriatricadjective

uk   us   /ˌdʒer.iˈæt.rɪk/

geriatricnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌdʒer.iˈæt.rɪk/
(Definition of geriatric from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"geriatric" in American English

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geriatricadjective

 us   /ˌdʒer·iˈæ·trɪk/
relating to the ​medicalcare and ​treatment of ​oldpeople: geriatric ​medicine/​patients often disapproving Geriatric also ​meansold: This ​placeattracts a geriatric ​crowd. Ballplayers are geriatric at 36.
(Definition of geriatric from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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