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middle agenoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​period of ​yourlife, usually ​considered to be from about 45 to 60 ​yearsold, when you are no ​longeryoung, but are not ​yetold: Once you ​reachmiddleage, you have to be ​sensible about ​yourhealth.
(Definition of middle age from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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middle agenoun [U]

 us   /ˈmɪd·əl ˈeɪdʒ/ (also midlife)
the ​period of ​youradultlife from about 40 to 65 ​yearsold when you are no ​longerconsideredyoung but are not ​yetold
middle-aged
adjective
a middle-aged ​couple
(Definition of middle age from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “middle age”
in Chinese (Simplified) 中年(通常指45岁至60岁之间)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中年(通常指45歲至60歲之間)…
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