octogenario

English translation: octogenarian

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Spanish term or phrase:octogenario
English translation:octogenarian
Entered by: Jenniferan

04:03 Jan 10, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: octogenario
Hojas de la vida de un octogenario
vanessa
octogenarian
Explanation:
I cross referenced this with my monolingual dictionaries to make sure that my instinct was correct.

Diccionario de la Lengua Española, Real Academia and The Miriam Webster On-Line Dictionary

They both refer to someone in their eighties.
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Jenniferan
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naan eighty-year-old
Sarah Brenchley
naPages from the life of an octogenarian
Lia Fail (X)
naoctogenarian
Jenniferan


  

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17 mins
octogenarian


Explanation:
I cross referenced this with my monolingual dictionaries to make sure that my instinct was correct.

Diccionario de la Lengua Española, Real Academia and The Miriam Webster On-Line Dictionary

They both refer to someone in their eighties.


Jenniferan
PRO pts in pair: 3

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7 hrs
Pages from the life of an octogenarian


Explanation:
Pages from the life of an octogenarian

Lia Fail (X)
Spain
Local time: 01:48
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1368
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20 hrs
an eighty-year-old


Explanation:
If you want a more informal way of saying this.
Or literally "octogenarian"
Good luck.

Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 01:48
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 104
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