aging
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This word may also be spelled "ageing."
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of growing old)
a. el envejecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a person)
Our miracle cream should get rid of blemishes and other signs of aging.Nuestra crema milagrosa debería eliminar manchas y otras señales de envejecimiento.
b. el añejamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of wine)
The grapes need a minimum aging period of three years.Las uvas necesitan un período de añejamiento mínimo de tres años.
c. el maduración
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of cheese)
If you aren't careful during the aging process, your cheese can taste soapy.Si no tienes cuidado durante el proceso de maduración, tu queso podría saber a jabón.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (in the process of growing old)
a. envejecido
The aging man was surprised that he would now need a cane to walk.Al hombre envejecido le sorprendió descubrir que ahora necesitaría un bastón para caminar.
b. avejentado
I couldn't believe that at sixteen she was considered an aging supermodel.No me podía creer que a los dieciséis años se la considerara una supermodelo avejentada.
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aging
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of person, wine)
a. el envejecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
aging processproceso de envejecimiento
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (old)
a. viejo(a)
the problem of Britain's aging populationel problema del envejecimiento de la población británica
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aging [ˈeɪdʒɪŋ]
adjective
noun
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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aging population
envejecimiento de la población
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