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middle-agedadjective

uk   /ˌmɪd.əlˈeɪdʒd/  us   /ˌmɪd.əlˈeɪdʒd/
B1 in middle age: They're a middle-aged couple, with grown-up children.
disapproving too careful and not showing the enthusiasm, energy, or style of someone young: What a conventional, middle-aged attitude he has to life!

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