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full-grown Line breaks: full-grown
Pronunciation: /fʊlˈɡrəʊn/

Definition of full-grown in English:


Having reached maturity: Alison still treats Trevor as though he wasn’t a full-grown adult
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  • How can a full-grown adult afford to live on less than $20,000 a year?
  • The forward march of the publication saw it become a fully-fledged, full-grown newspaper in March of 2002.
  • It is utterly amazing how such a little bundle of flesh and bones can exert so much control over the lives of full-grown adults.
adult, mature, grown-up, of age, having reached one's majority;
fully grown, fully developed, fully fledged, in full bloom, ripe, in one's prime
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