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at an advanced age

Definition of at an advanced age

  1. :  in old age <She began painting at an advanced age.>



Word by Word Definitions

advanced
  1. :  far on in time or course

    :  being beyond others in progress or ideas

    :  being beyond the elementary or introductory

  1. :  the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

    :  majority

    :  one of the stages of life

  1. :  to become old :  show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

    :  to acquire a desirable quality (as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

    :  to cause to become old


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