chronological age

noun

Definition of chronological age

: the age of a person as measured from birth to a given date His chronological age is five, but his mental age is three—he thinks and behaves like a three-year-old.

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“Chronological age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chronological%20age. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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chronological age

noun
chro·​no·​log·​i·​cal age | \ ˌkrän-ᵊl-ˌäj-i-kəl-, ˌkrōn- How to pronounce chronological age (audio) \

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: the age of a person as measured from birth to a given date — compare achievement age

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