of age


: having existed for a specified period of time
The student was 20 years of age.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The suspects for both robberies were described as two Black males between 20-30 years of age driving a light-colored Lexus or Honda vehicle who also took money. Kate Perez, USA TODAY, 5 June 2023 Another study found that at least 50% of those with HMPV and another virus were in a long-term care facility and went on to develop bronchitis or pneumonia, leading to 50% mortality.6 Meanwhile, the peak age of hospitalization for children with HMPV is between 6 and 12 months of age. Sherri Gordon, Health, 2 June 2023 In contrast, the shift to the right is more modest among younger voters — especially those who came of age after Mr. Obama, in the era of Black Lives Matter, the Bernie Sanders campaign and Donald J. Trump. Nate Cohn, New York Times, 1 June 2023 At the same time, SNAP would see temporary changes that eliminate work requirements for veterans and those experiencing homelessness, regardless of age. Kathryn Watson, CBS News, 28 May 2023 Males don’t spawn until about 15 years of age, females until about 20 or 25. Paul A. Smith, Journal Sentinel, 11 May 2023 Boxers, regardless of age, should be sure that their contact information is current with the commission in order to receive annual pension statements. Melody Gutierrez, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2023 Stewart also authored two books, The Road South: A Memoir and Mattie C.’s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story, which retells his life story in vivid detail, following his beginning as a homeless child at seven years of age to his rise to business success. The Birmingham Times, al, 25 Apr. 2023 Research from Blue Zones has revealed that a sense of belonging and close relationships are common denominators among those who live past 100 years of age. Nicole Dunn, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Of age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20age. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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