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elderly

adjective
 
 
/ˈeldəli/
B1 a more polite word for 'old', used to describe people: an elderly man Children should show respect for the elderly.The elderlyOld or old-fashionedDescribing people who are oldDescribing people who are oldThe elderly
Translations of “elderly”
in Korean 노인…
in Arabic كَهْل, طاعِن في السِّن…
in Portuguese idoso…
in Catalan gran (d’edat)…
in Japanese 年をとった…
in Italian anziano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 年老的, 上了年紀的, 年紀較大的…
in Russian пожилой…
in Turkish (kibar anlamda) yaşlı, geçkin, tecrübeli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 年老的, 上了年纪的, 年纪较大的…
in Polish starszy…
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