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elderly
American English: /ˈɛldərli/
British English: /ˈɛldəli/

Translation of elderly in Spanish:

adjective

  • mayor
    de edad
    anciano
    an elderly lady
    una señora mayor or de edad
    una anciana
    many of the residents are elderly
    muchos de los residentes son mayores or ancianos or de edad
    Example sentences
    • It would exclude blood relatives such as an elderly brother and sister living together.
    • If you have an elderly neighbour or relative, look out for them in the winter months.
    • It was being driven by an elderly lady with grey hair and had a female passenger with long, dark hair.

plural noun

  • the elderly
    los ancianos

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