Definition of old age in English:

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[mass noun]
  • 1The later part of normal life: loneliness affects many people in old age
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    • All this was in complete contrast to the manner of most people in their old age.
    • There will also be an incentive for people to move from England to Scotland for free personal care in their old age.
    • We all know that everyone grows with a lot of features carried over from childhood to old age!
  • 1.1The state of being old: old age itself is not a disease
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    • The late Norman MacCaig once told him about old age withering his talents.
    • The exhibition presents Whistler's women in the three ages of childhood, adulthood and old age.
    • Most plantations are now mature and many will be felled or will deteriorate due to old age during the next decade.

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