Definition of menopause noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

menopause

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noun
NAmE//ˈmɛnəˌpɔz//
 
[uncountable](informal the ˌchange of ˈlife, the ˈchange)[singular]
 
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the time during which a woman gradually stops menstruating, usually at around the age of 50 to reach menopause Women experience many emotional and physical changes during menopause. My husband says he's going through male menopause!
NAmE//ˌmɛnəˈpɔzl//
 
adjective menopausal women/symptoms
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