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elder

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1 a person of advanced years
  • There's a lot you can learn from your elders.
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2 one who is above another in rank, station, or office
  • As your elder in the company, he is within his rights to tell you what to do.
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3 one who is older than another
  • She is my elder by two years.
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4 the senior member of a group
  • As the elder of the contingent of living former presidents, he was accorded a place of highest honor at the ceremonies.
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