empty nesters

Chinese translation: 空巢老人

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English term or phrase:empty nesters
Chinese translation:空巢老人

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22:54 Nov 29, 2008
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English term or phrase: empty nesters
Definition from springhillfloridarealestateonline.com:
Potential buyers who have raised their families and want to move into a smaller home.

Example sentence(s):
  • Travel marketers who consider online buying to be an activity limited to younger early adopters would be wise to expand their targeting to include affluent empty nesters. iMedia Communications, Inc.
  • In many instances empty nesters are no longer content to remain in the same home from marriage to retirement, and our brokers are seeing this impact in their local markets. Realogy
  • In the shorter term, and considering the current house sales market, empty-nesters may still be able to move without losing out financially by simply letting out their larger homes either privately or through a social housing provider, thereby creating an income to enable them to rent a more manageable, purpose-built, energy-efficient retirement property. propertyweek.com
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空巢老人
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孤灯,孤影,空房,老人,这便是所谓的“空巢老人”。作为近年引申出来的名词,其意指无子女共处,只剩下老年人独自生活的家庭。
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空巢老人


Definition from 南方报业网:
孤灯,孤影,空房,老人,这便是所谓的“空巢老人”。作为近年引申出来的名词,其意指无子女共处,只剩下老年人独自生活的家庭。

Example sentence(s):
  • 让空巢老人享有夕阳情。 - 搜狐新闻  
  • 人口的老龄化趋势与家庭结构的演变使城市空巢家庭大量增加。以徐州市为个案的调查和研究显示,部分空巢老人面临着经济困难、缺乏照料、精神孤独等生存危机。 - 中国民政部政策研究中心  
Qi Wei
China
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