Translation: from spanish

elderly person

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  • elderly — 01. Many [elderly] people in this country live very active, independent lives. 02. Snowstorms are especially difficult for the [elderly], who often have trouble walking in snow. 03. In the apartment above us, there is an [elderly] couple who have …   Grammatical examples in English

  • elderly */*/*/ — UK [ˈeldə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈeldərlɪ] adjective an elderly person is old. Many people now think that this word is offensive but it is often used in talking about policies and conditions that affect old people An elderly gentleman was standing at the… …   English dictionary

  • elderly — eld|er|ly [ eldərli ] adjective *** an elderly person is old. Many people now think that this word is offensive but it is often used in talking about policies and conditions that affect old people: An elderly gentleman was standing at the hotel… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • elderly — I. adjective Date: 1611 1. a. rather old; especially being past middle age b. old fashioned 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of later life or elderly persons • elderliness noun II. noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Elderly care — or simply eldercare is the fulfillment of the special needs and requirements that are unique to senior citizens. This broad term encompasses such services as assisted living, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes, hospice care, and in… …   Wikipedia

  • Person Centred Planning — Person Centered Planning(PCP) is a process designed to assist someone to make plans for their future. It is used most often as a life planning model to enable individuals with disabilities or otherwise requiring support to increase their personal …   Wikipedia

  • person — noun ⇨ See also ↑people ADJECTIVE ▪ young ▪ elderly, old ▪ married, single ▪ gay …   Collocations dictionary

  • person — per|son [ pɜrsn ] noun count *** 1. ) an individual human, usually an adult. The plural is people, but in formal or official language the form persons is used: Tickets cost $50 per person. She s the type of person who is always happy to help out …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • person */*/*/ — UK [ˈpɜː(r)s(ə)n] / US [ˈpɜrs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms person : singular person plural people Get it right: person: The usual plural form of person is people (not persons), and this is used in all ordinary contexts: Wrong: Children… …   English dictionary

  • elderly — adj. Elderly is used with these nouns: ↑aunt, ↑couple, ↑father, ↑folk, ↑gentleman, ↑lady, ↑man, ↑mother, ↑neighbour, ↑parent, ↑patient, ↑people, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • elderly — adj. 1 somewhat old. 2 (of a person) past middle age. Derivatives: elderliness n …   Useful english dictionary


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