Definición de adult en inglés:


Saltos de línea: adult
Pronunciación: /ˈadʌlt
, əˈdʌlt


  • 1A person who is fully grown or developed: children should be accompanied by an adult
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    • The years passed as the children grew into adults, left home and came home again when on holidays.
    • It's about two youths and the evolution of their relationship as they grow into adults.
    • How can something so small require the undivided attention of two grown adults and still not be satisfied?
    grown person, grown man, grown woman, grown-up person, grown-up, mature person, mature man, mature woman, person of mature age; man, woman, gentleman, lady
  • 1.1A fully developed animal.
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    • John White invented a device, using a laser, to knock out just one cell in a worm, either in a developing animal or an adult.
    • The latter possibility is very unlikely, as the animal was an adult.
    • The four adult and two baby animals will travel down from their home in the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland to pull the sledge, laden with toys, around town.
  • 1.2 Law A person who has reached the age of majority.
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    • It also discussed the current position, whereby the consent of an adult with parental responsibility will be valid even when the child is able to give a valid consent but refuses to do so.
    • Were he an adult with a criminal record, it is almost certain he would face a significant period of imprisonment.
    • The Appellant is now a young adult of 20 years of age.


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  • The distinction between childhood and early adulthood has also blurred.
  • Music nurtured them as they grew up and they want to keep making music as they continue into adulthood.
  • But it is less well known that it often continues to affect sufferers throughout adulthood.


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  • Now that I'm all grown up, I have indulged both Mathra and myself in some adultly decadent hot chocolate.
  • His widely opened eyes, once cheerful were adultly profound and wise.
  • It has grown a classic literary and graphic work over the last thirty years, due to the childishly naive, yet adultly irrational outlook of the writer and the illustrator.


mid 16th century: from Latin adultus, past participle of adolescere 'grow to maturity' (see adolescent).

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