elderly

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛldərli/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛldɚli/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(eldər lē)


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elderly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is [very, extremely, quite] elderly
  2. is too elderly to [live alone, drive]
  3. is elderly and disabled
  4. elderly [people, folk, women]
  5. an elderly [man, lady, patient, parent]
  6. a [cute, charming, devoted] elderly couple
  7. the elderly population [in, of]
  8. an elderly care facility
  9. [live with, help, look after] my elderly [mother]
  10. [facilities, services, homes] for elderly [citizens, people]
n
  1. [homes, aid, help, services] for the elderly
  2. a [residential care, rest] home for the elderly
  3. (state) [allowances, benefits, pensions] for the elderly
  4. lives in a home for the elderly
  5. [works, volunteers] with the elderly
  6. [care for, look after] the elderly
  7. the elderly often need [home, social] services
  8. the elderly are often targeted by [con men, scammers, unscrupulous individuals]
  9. a [nurse, doctor] for the elderly
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