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Alter

  
Al•ter      nt   , -s, -   age  
(=letzter Lebensabschnitt, hohes Alter)  
old age  
im Alter      in one's old age  
im Alter wird man weiser      one grows wiser with age  
in deinem Alter      at your age  
er ist in deinem Alter      he's your age  
im Alter von 18 Jahren      at the age of 18  
von mittlerem Alter, mittleren Alters      middle-aged  
57 ist doch kein Alter, um in Rente zu gehen      57 is no age to retire  
er hat keinen Respekt vor dem Alter      he has no respect for his elders  
Alter schützt vor Torheit nicht        (Prov)    there's no fool like an old fool   (Prov)     


älter   äl•ter      adj  
a    comp  
     alt    older  
[Bruder, Tochter etc auch]   elder  
werden Frauen älter als Männer?      do women live longer than men?  
b    attr   (=nicht ganz jung)   elderly  
die älteren Herrschaften      the older members of the party  
Alter Ego   Al•ter E•go      nt   , -   no pl     (esp Psych)   alter ego
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

älter, alters, Alter Ego, altern

alter Bock exp.
old goat

Entry related to:Bock

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
old hand
[Fig.]
exp.
old bastard
exp.
my old mate {or} pal
exp.
old master
[Art]
exp.
veteran (soldier) ; old campaigner {or} warhorse
exp.
old fog(e)y
exp.
(my) old fruit {or} chap {or} buddy
exp.
in one's old age
exp.
comic old man
[Theat.]
exp.
an old lecher ; a debauched old man
exp.
for old times' sake
exp.
an old tub
exp.
an antiquated custom
[Fig.]
exp.
the {or} one's old man
exp.
as always
exp.
bent {or} bowed by age
exp.
as was his wont {or} custom
exp.
according to tradition
exp.
a great age ; a ripe old age
exp.
the dangerous age
[Fig.]
exp.
in the prime of (one's) life
exp.
at your age
exp.
in one's mature years
in reiferem Alter = in one's maturer years
exp.
middle-aged
exp.
in later life
exp.
at an advanced age
exp.
of school age
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'Alter' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
alter Kämpe
exp.
ein alter Miesepeter
exp.
im heiratsfähigen Alter
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"Alter": examples and translations in context
Ihrer aller Zukunft ist das Alter. The future of all of you is old age.
Das mittlere Alter der konkreten Teilgesamtheit. The mean age of the specific sub population.
Alter holländischer Meister, angeblich vor Jahrhunderten zerstört. Dutch old master, supposed to have been destroyed centuries ago.
Alter, diese Model-Sache ist so anstrengend. Dude, that whole model thing is so exhausting.
Du machst einen Riesenfehler, Alter. You're making a big mistake, dude.
Gegebenenfalls werden die Indikatoren nach Geschlecht und Alter aufgeschlüsselt. Where relevant, indicators shall be disaggregated by gender and age.
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