midlife crisis Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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midlife crisisnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌmɪd.laɪfˈkraɪ.sɪs/ (plural midlife crises)
feelings of ​unhappiness, ​worry, and ​disappointment that some ​peopleexperience at about 40 ​yearsold and that can sometimes ​lead them to make ​importantchanges in ​theirlife
(Definition of midlife crisis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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midlife crisisnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɪdˌlɑɪf ˈkrɑɪ·sɪs/
feelings of ​unhappiness and ​anxiety that some ​peopleexperience, often when they are between 40 and 50 ​yearsold
(Definition of midlife crisis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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