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change of life

noun
1.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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Examples from the web for change of life
  • The completion and sum of repentance is a change of life.
  • The program is also based on intensive work with parents, with emphasis on familial change of life habits.
  • He lost one arm through a farm accident, thus forcing a change of life plans.
British Dictionary definitions for change of life

change of life

noun
1.
a nontechnical name for menopause
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change of life in Medicine

change of life n.
Menopause.

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Idioms and Phrases with change of life

change of life

Also, the change. Menopause. For example, After nine pregnancies, she was actually looking forward to the change of life, or She became quite moody during the change. [ c. 1820 ]
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