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senior citizennoun [C]

 us   /ˈsin·jər ˈsɪt̬·ə·zən/ (short form senior)
an ​olderperson, usually over the ​age of 60 or 65, esp. one who is no ​longeremployed: Senior citizens get a ​discount.
(Definition of senior citizen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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senior citizennoun [C]

uk   us   (also senior)
an older ​person, especially someone who has ​stoppedworking: The state's senior ​citizenpopulation is ​projected to ​increase by 3.2 million in the next few ​years.
(Definition of senior citizen from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “senior citizen”
in Chinese (Simplified) 老年人, 长者…
in Turkish emekli, emekli kimse…
in Russian пенсионер, пожилой человек…
in Chinese (Traditional) 老年人, 長者…
in Polish emeryt/ka…
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