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elders

noun
plural of elder

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1 a person of advanced years
  • in that Asian society elders are accorded great respect

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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
  • it wouldn't hurt to show a little more respect for your elders

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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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“Elders.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elders. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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