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middle agenoun [U]

us   /ˈmɪd·əl ˈeɪdʒ/ also midlife
the period of your adult life from about 40 to 65 years old when you are no longer considered young but are not yet old
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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