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English definition of “old”

old

adjective (WHAT AGE)    /əʊld/ US  /oʊld/
A1 used to describe or ask about someone's age : How old is your father ? Rosie's six years old now. It's not very dignified behaviour for a 54-year-old man. He's a couple of years older than me.Describing age and birthdays Grammar:Elder, eldest or older, oldest?Elder and eldest mean the same as older and oldest. We only use the adjectives elder and eldest before a noun (as attributive adjectives), and usually when talking about relationships within a family:
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