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Meaning of “middle-aged” in the English Dictionary

"middle-aged" in British English

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middle-agedadjective

uk   us   /ˌmɪd.l̩ˈeɪdʒd/
B1 in ​middleage: They're a middle-aged ​couple, with ​grown-upchildren. disapproving too ​careful and not ​showing the ​enthusiasm, ​energy, or ​style of someone ​young: What a ​conventional, middle-aged ​attitude he has to ​life!

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(Definition of middle-aged from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “middle-aged”
in Arabic مُنْتَصَف العُمْر…
in Korean 중년의…
in Portuguese de meia-idade…
in Catalan d’edat mitjana…
in Japanese 中年の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中年的, 具有中年人特点的, 谨慎无热情的…
in Turkish orta yaşlı…
in Russian средних лет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中年的, 具有中年人特點的, 謹慎無熱情的…
in Italian di mezza età…
in Polish w średnim wieku…
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