Example sentences for: age-old

How can you use “age-old” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Probably the most important reform was the least glamorous: the decentralization that increased regional autonomy and reversed the age-old trend of concentrating political, economic, and administrative power in the national capital.

  • It's the age-old conflict between ideologues and accomodationists.

  • In calling in the CIA to help on Flight 800, the FBI was making a peace overture in a bitter, age-old rivalry.

  • The insistence on Mass in the vernacular is by far the least objectionable to me: It is the new Mass itself that offends deeply against the age-old traditional teachings, not the vernacular languages.

  • The editorial described India as "an overpopulated country with a fractious, hungry population, an unstable government, and age-old hatred with its neighbours" and said "the world has good reason to be nervous" about that country's new nuclear capabilities.

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