Quick answer
"Older" is an adjective which is often translated as "mayor", and "oldest" is an adjective which is also often translated as "mayor". Learn more about the difference between "older" and "oldest" below.
older(
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duhr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. mayor
Just because you're older than me doesn't mean you're smarter.Tan solo porque eres mayor que yo no significa que seas más inteligente.
b. más viejo
I married a man who's older than me.Me casé con un hombre más viejo que yo.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm three years older than my brother.Tengo tres años más que mi hermano.
My sister is two years older than me.Mi hermana me lleva dos años.
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oldest(
ol
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dehst
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. mayor
The oldest resident who lives in this facility is 103 years old.El residente mayor que vive en este complejo tiene 103 años.
b. más antiguo
This is the oldest cathedral in the New World.Esta es la catedral más antigua del Nuevo Mundo.
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