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Translation of "age" - English-Spanish dictionary

age

noun   /eɪdʒ/
A1 the number of years that someone has lived, or that something has existed edad Mozart died at the age of 35. a child under/over the age of five Some trees live to a great age. Their son is your age (= as old as you are).
B1 a period of history edad the Ice Age
[no plural] the state of being old edad Some wines improve with age.
ages [plural] ( also an age) mainly UK informal
B1 a very long time siglos I’ve been waiting here for ages.
verb   /eɪdʒ/ ( present participle mainly UK ageing, present participle US aging, past tense and past participle aged)
to become older or to make someone seem older (hacer) envejecer Dad has aged a lot recently.
(Definition of age from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

age

noun /eidʒ/
the amount of time during which a person or thing has existed edad He began learning piano at the age of six (years) What age is she?
(often with capital) a particular period of time época, edad This machine was the wonder of the age the Middle Ages.
the quality of being old edad This wine will improve with age With the wisdom of age, he regretted the mistakes he had made in his youth.
(usually in plural) a very long time años, siglos We’ve been waiting (for) ages for a bus.
aged adjective
/ˈeidʒid/ old viejo, anciano an aged man.
/eidʒd/ of the age of de (cinco años) de edad a child aged five.
ageist /ˈeidʒist/ adjective
discriminating against older people Discriminación por Edad ageist attitudes.
ageless adjective
never growing old or never looking older sin edad, eterno The sculpture has an ageless beauty.
aging adjective
Envejecimiento He has to look after his aging mother.
age group noun
people within a particular range of ages, considered as a group Edats Exercise classes are available for different age groups.
age-old adjective
done, known etc for a very long time ancestral an age-old custom.
(come) of age
(to become) old enough to be considered legally an adult (eg in Britain aged eighteen or over) Alcanzar Mayoria de Edad When he comes of age, he’s going to get married.
(Definition of age from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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