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adjective British English pronunciation: elderly /ˈeldə(r)li/
  1. an elderly person is old. Many people now think that this word is offensive but it is often used in talking about policies and conditions that affect old people

    An elderly gentleman was standing at the reception desk.

    Not all elderly people can live with their relatives.

    This treatment is unsuitable for patients who are elderly and frail.

    1. See also  old

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