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the older

1 noun sb who is older than sb elsethe two girls ran and it was the older who won rith an bheirt chailíní agus ba í an duine ba shine a bhuaigh, rith an bheirt chailíní agus ag an gcailín ba shine a bhí an buathe older of the two sons emigrated chuaigh an duine ba shine den bheirt mhac ar imirceLiam was the older of the two children ba é Liam an duine ba shine den bheirt pháistí, ba é Liam ba shine den bheirt pháistí 2 noun sth that is older than sth elsean seancheann  c m uan ceann is sinethe new material is stronger than the older but is softer tá an t-ábhar nua níos láidre ná an seancheann ach tá sé níos boigehe'll demolish the older of the two existing buildings leagfaidh sé an ceann is sine den dá fhoirgneamh atá ann → see old

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