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elder1

Pronunciation: /ˈeldər; ˈeldə(r)/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (before noun/delante del nombre) [brother/sister] mayor the elder Miss Smith la mayor de las señoritas Smith (as pron) which of them is the elder? ¿cuál es el/la mayor?
    Example sentences
    • He was the one who wanted to sleep with his elder brother's wife.
    • His elder brother Ian joined the army and became a lieutenant-colonel in the SAS.
    • She is to be looked after as a mother and respected as an elder sister.
  • 2 (parent, ancestor) Brueghel/Pliny the Elder Brueghel/Plinio el Viejo

noun/nombre

  • 1 (older person) she's my elder by two years me lleva dos años, es dos años mayor que yo your elders and betters tus mayores
  • 2 (senior person) the village/tribal elders los ancianos del pueblo/de la tribu an elder of the literary world un patriarca del mundo literario
  • 3 [Religion/Religión] miembro (masculine) del consejo

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Pronunciation: /ˈeldər; ˈeldə(r)/

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