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old

adjective
 
/əʊld/
A1 having lived or existed for a long time
velho, antigo
an old man an old house We’re all getting older.
A1 having been used or owned for a long time
velho, antigo
You might get dirty, so wear some old clothes.
how old are you, is she, etc.? A1 used to ask about someone’s or something’s age
quantos anos você, ela, etc. tem?
How old are your kids now?
be six months old, 16 years old, etc. A1 used to say someone’s or something’s age
ter seis meses, 16 anos, etc.
She’ll be four years old in March.
A2 used before or in the past
antigo
I think the old system was better in many ways. my old house
A2 an old friend is one you have known and liked for a long time.
velho, de longa data
She’s one of my oldest friends.
(Definition of old from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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