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1. The process of growing old or maturing.
2. An artificial process for imparting the characteristics and properties of age.
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|Noun||1.||aging - acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time|
mellowing - the process of becoming mellow
|2.||aging - the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age|
catabiosis - normal aging of cells
|Adj.||1.||aging - 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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adj person → alternd attr; animal, thing, population → älter werdend attr; the aging process → das Altern
n → Altern nt
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