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  1. elder

    • IPA[ˈɛldə]

    英式

    • adj.
      (of one or more out of a group of associated people) of a greater age;used to distinguish between related famous people with the same name
    • n.
      people who are older than one;a person who is older than one by a specified length of time
    • noun: elder, plural noun: elders

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    • 相關詞
    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. (of one or more out of a group of associated people) of a greater age:

      my elder daughter

      the elder of the two sons

    • 2. used to distinguish between related famous people with the same name:

      Pliny the Elder

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. people who are older than one:

      schoolchildren were no less fascinated than their elders

    • 2. a person who is older than one by a specified length of time:

      she was two years his elder

    • 3. a leader or senior figure in a tribe or other group:

      a council of village elders

    • 4. an official in the early Christian Church, or of various Protestant Churches and sects:

      he left the Church of which he had been an elder

    • 5. a member of a senate or governing body.
    • n. (in card games for two players, e.g., piquet) the player who is the first to receive a complete hand, i.e., the player dealt to.

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    • n. an American maple with leaves that resemble those of the elder and green or purplish twigs.

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    • n. an American maple of damp soils that has leaves resembling the ash and green or purplish twigs.

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    • n. a common weed of the parsley family, native to Europe, with leaves that resemble those of the elder and spreading, underground stems.

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    • n. (in card games for two players, e.g. piquet) the player dealt to.

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    • n. a common weed of the parsley family, with leaves that resemble those of the elder and spreading underground stems, native to Europe.

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    • IPA[ˈeldər]

    美式

    • adj.
      (of one or more out of a group of associated people) of a greater age:
    • my elder daughter

      the elder of the two sons

    • n.
      a person of greater age than someone specified:
    • schoolchildren were no less fascinated than their elders

      take a bit of advice from your elders and betters

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    • IPA[ˈɛldə]

    英式

    • n.
      a small tree or shrub with pithy stems, white flowers, and bluish-black or red berries.

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    • IPA[ˈeldər]

    美式

    • n.
      a small tree or shrub with pithy stems, typically having white flowers and bluish-black or red berries.

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