how to pronounce age


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age is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of age in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… young people under the age of 27 are not …”

meanings of age


  1. A period of one hundred years; a century.
  2. One of the stages of life.
  3. The number of full years, months, days, hours, etc., that someone, or something, has been alive.
  4. That part of the duration of a being or a thing which is between its beginning and any given time; specifically the size of that part.
  5. A particular period of time in history, as distinguished from others.
  6. An advanced period of life; the latter part of life; the state of being old; eld, seniority.
  7. A unit of geologic time subdividing an epoch into smaller parts.
  8. Initialism of agarose gel electrophoresis.
  9. Mature age; especially, the time of life at which one attains full personal rights and capacities.
  10. The right of the player to the left of the dealer to pass the first round in betting, and then to come in last or stay out; also, the player holding this position; the eldest hand.
  11. The time of life at which some particular power or capacity is understood to become vested.
  12. A long time.
  13. Initialism of allyl glycidyl ether.
  14. A great period in the history of the Earth.
  15. The people who live during a particular period.
  16. A generation.
  17. The whole duration of a being, whether animal, plant, or other kind, being alive.


  1. To cause to grow old; to impart the characteristics of age to.
  2. To grow aged; to become old; to show marks of age.
  3. To categorize by age.
  4. To postpone an action that would extinguish something, as a debt.

age frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word age occurs in english on average 172.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics age can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that age can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to age


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