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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsenescentse‧nes‧cent /səˈnesənt/ adjective technical  OLD/NOT YOUNGbecoming old and showing the effects of getting older syn ageing a senescent industrysenescence noun [uncountable]
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senescentMr Lee seemed a gentleman, but senescent, and a gentleman from quite another, distant age.Unusual numbers of dead holly trees with senescent branches or main trunks; 2.His brief was to convey coal as a developing rather than a senescent industry.I stopped walking and stared wide-eyed as the rest of the senescent strollers proceeded out of this dimension.
From Longman Business Dictionarysenescentse‧nes‧cent /səˈnesənt/ adjective formal getting older and showing the effects of thisCoal is often viewed as a senescent industry.
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