aged

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (adjective, noun) IPA(key): /ˈeɪdʒɪd/, enPR: āʹjĭd
  • (preposition, verb) IPA(key): /eɪdʒd/, enPR: ājd
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Adjective[edit]

aged (comparative more aged, superlative most aged)

  1. Old.
  2. Undergone the effects of time, improving as a result.

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Noun[edit]

aged

  1. (uncountable) Old people, collectively.

Verb[edit]

aged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of age

Preposition[edit]

aged

  1. Having the age of. (primarily non-US)
    Aged 18, he had no idea what would happen next.
    • 1865 October 6, “Court of Special Sessions”, in The New York Times:
      John Mathews, aged about 18, stood at the bar with his hands in his pockets, alike indifferent to a verdict of acquittal or guilty.
    • 2012 March 22, Amy Chozick, “As Young Lose Interest in Cars, G.M. Turns to MTV for Help”, in The New York Times:
      Forty-six percent of drivers aged 18 to 24 said they would choose Internet access over owning a car, according to the research firm Gartner.

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