Definition of middle age in English:

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middle age


[mass noun]
The period after early adulthood and before old age, about 45 to 65.
Example sentences
  • The circumambulation also signifies the four stages of life, namely childhood, youth, middle age and old age.
  • Both in middle age and old age the death rates were significantly higher in smokers than in non-smokers.
  • Now he has emerged into early middle age and discovered that his life may have been adversely affected by early exposure to feminism.

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