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  • n  how long something has existed
    it was replaced because of its age
  • n  an era of history having some distinctive feature
    we live in a litigious age
  • n  a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
    she was now of school age
  • n  a prolonged period of time
    we've known each other for ages
  • n  a late time of life
    old age is not for sissies
    age hasn't slowed him down at all
  • v  begin to seem older; get older
    The death of his wife caused him to age fast
  • v  grow old or older
    She aged gracefully
    we age every day--what a depressing thought!
  • v  make older
    The death of his child aged him tremendously

  • And why it would stop if we lowered the drinking age.
  • This, he finds, coincides with the age at which men sire most children and break most sports records.
  • The Pro Age television, print and Web ads (one deemed too racy for broadcast TV) feature real women, not models, all age 50 or over.
News & Articles

  • Study details age disparities in HIV continuum of care
    Age disparities exist in the continuum of care for patients with the human immunodeficiency virus with people younger than 45 years less likely to be aware of their infection or to have a suppressed viral load, according to a report published online first by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication.
    June 17, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Advertising Age Increases Attention to Cannes Lions As Organizers Expect 25% of Attendees to be Marketers
    NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention from  Advertising Age  and  Creativity   to the  Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity  kicks into high gear today with the release of a comprehensive, ...
    June 17, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Photos: Jazz Age Lawn Party Brings Governors Island Back In Time
      The weather was stellar for the 8th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party this weekend on Governors Island, where sharply dressed gents and free-spirited flappers flocked for two days of dancing, picnicking and atavistic merriment. Headlined by the irresistible Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra, the whole affair was saturated in self-imposed sepia, with vintage beaded dresses and waxed ...
    June 17, 2013 - Gothamist

  • Barack Obama in Seattle Times
    Our economy is badly weakened, a consequence of greed and irresponsibility on the part of some, but also on our collective failure to make hard choices and prepare the nation for a new age,Obama said.
  • Mel Gibson in CNN
    I had such great hope for him,said Mel Gibson, who played Ledger's father in "The Patriot," in a statement. "He was just taking off and to lose his life at such a young age is a tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his...
  • Kurt Vonnegut in
    When Hemingway killed himself, he put a period at the end of his life. Old age is more like a semicolon,Vonnegut told The Associated Press in 2005.

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