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customary

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existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time

far along in life or time

belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past

skilled or knowledgeable through long practice

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past times (especially in the phrase 'in days of old')

(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age

of long duration

(used for emphasis) very familiar

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skilled through long experience

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belonging to some prior time

(used informally especially for emphasis)

of a very early stage in development

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just preceding something else in time or order

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"More research on cancer in the oldest Americans is needed to improve outcomes and anticipate the complex health care needs of this rapidly growing population," the study authors wrote in the Aug.
All you needed to do it was bring your oldest ticket at the draw and a winner would be announced from the live audience at the end of the draw.
Thus, information about the oldest person, disseminated with reference to their documents, does not have a scientific basis.
The oldest living man in history, Japan's Jiroemon Kimura, died in June 2013 aged 116.
Japan has one of the world's highest life expectancies and was home to several people recognised as among the oldest humans to have ever lived.
"Finding the oldest pub in Wales is a challenge," said Richard Suggetta, senior investigator at theRoyal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales,in Aberystwyth.
She became the world's oldest person after the death in September of Violet Brown of Jamaica, also at the age of 117.
Guinness World Records had been conducting research with a view to certifying Tajima as the oldest person alive after the previous record holder, Violet Brown of Jamaica, died last year at 117, Kyodo said.
Masazo Nonaka, of Ashoro, Hokkaido, received the title of 'oldest person living (male)' at age 112 years and 259 days as of April 10, according to a statement.
It's the latest in a string of daring feats - Mr Reynolds celebrated his 105th birthday by becoming the oldest person to ride a rollercoaster.
London [United Kingdom], Feb 17 ( ANI ): Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has become the oldest world number one after he defeated his Dutch opponent Robin Haase at Rotterdam's ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament.
"Although documents describe Khamis Mosque as the oldest, I believe it was predated by other mosques," he said.
The previous oldest was Gaston Pinsard who, in 2015, aged 96, was sentenced to 18 months for sexually abusing two girls more than 50 years earlier.
A Chinese woman, who claimed she is the oldest person in the world, celebrated her 131st birthday Sunday.