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Noun1.mid-fifties - the time of life between 50 and 60mid-fifties - the time of life between 50 and 60  
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
adulthood, maturity - the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
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A British Liver Trust spokeswoman said: "People are dying of liver damage younger, in some areas now dying in their mid-fifties.
Though our Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works Limited established in the mid-fifties is catering for shipbuilding, ship repair and general heavy engineering but it is time to not only expand and modernize this shipyard but also establish more such facilities with the cooperation of private sector, thus making it a catalyst to building the industrial structure capable enough to design and construct such state-of-the-art ocean going vessels that not only meet domestic requirements but also could be exported.
A lithe figure who betrays nothing remotely close to his mid-fifties age, as he got onto the subject of being "drawn to the airline industry" as a time when companies such as Piedmont and Pan Am were still a thing, he made the surrounding millennials look like crotchety old farts.
Mitsuki Katsura is a Japanese woman in her mid-fifties.
The man, in his mid-fifties, was involved in an ongoing housing dispute, the Metropolitan Police said.
His solo career took off internationally during the mid-Fifties, with big hits such as Ko Ko Mo, Hot Diggity, Catch A Falling Star, Magic Moments, Kewpie Doll, Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes and Delaware.
The rider, who was local and in his mid-fifties, lost control of the bike which then left the road and hit a fence and trees before coming to rest.
MYSTERY MAN: Someone, somewhere can identify the odd man out on this photograph showing the mid-Fifties Haverton Hill team which went on to win a string of trophies.
Lee has revealed that she wrote a novel titled Go Set a Watchman in the mid-Fifties, which was the inspiration for To Kill a Mockingbird.
Faqir Jamshed, a victim of the bomb attack, was in his mid-fifties and belonged to the Sufi order of Islam, which is reviled by the Taliban and other militants.
Follow her from the age of 18 up through her mid-fifties.
And he may be in his mid-fifties, but the Irish-American is not planning on hanging up his dancing shoes any time soon.

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