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age·ing

 (ā′jĭng)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of aging.
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ageing

(ˈeɪdʒɪŋ) or

aging

n
1. the process of growing old or developing the appearance and characteristics of old age
2. (Metallurgy) the change of properties that occurs in some metals after heat treatment or cold working
adj
3. becoming or appearing older or elderly: an ageing car.
4. giving or creating the appearance of age or elderliness: that dress is really ageing on her.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ageing - acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some timeageing - acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
mellowing - the process of becoming mellow
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
2.ageing - the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing ageageing - the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
catabiosis - normal aging of cells
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Adj.1.ageing - growing oldageing - growing old        
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
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ageing

aging
adjective
1. growing old or older, declining, maturing, deteriorating, mellowing, in decline, senile, long in the tooth, senescent, getting on or past it (informal) He lives with his ageing mother.
noun
1. growing old, decline, decay, deterioration, degeneration, maturation, senility, senescence degenerative diseases and premature ageing
Quotations
"Grow old along with me!"
"The best is yet to be" [Robert Browning Rabbi Ben Ezra]
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Translations
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ageing

[ˈeɪdʒɪŋ]
A. ADJ [person] → anciano, envejecido; [machinery, vehicle] → anticuado, viejo
B. Nenvejecimiento m, el envejecer, senescencia f
the ageing processel proceso de envejecer
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ageing

aging [ˈeɪdʒɪŋ]
adj [mother, father] → vieillissant(e); [population, workforce] → vieillissant(e); [car] → vieillissant(e), en fin de parcours; [aircraft, ship, machine] → vieillissant(e), obsolescent(e)
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ageing

[ˈeɪdʒɪŋ] adjche diventa vecchio/a
an ageing filmstar → una diva stagionata
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