change of life

change of life
noun
the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
Syn: ↑menopause, ↑climacteric
Derivationally related forms: ↑menopausal (for: ↑menopause)
Hypernyms: ↑biological time
Part Holonyms: ↑middle age

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menopause.
[1825-35]

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change of life
The time of a woman's life at which menstruation is about to cease, the menopause
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Main Entry:change

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change of life,
= menopause. (Cf.menopause)

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noun
the change of life
somewhat old-fashioned :menopause

women approaching or going through the change of life

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the ˌchange of ˈlife 7 [change of life] noun singular (informal)
= menopause

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