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ripe

adjective (FRUIT/CROPS)    /raɪp/
B2 (of fruit or crops) completely developed and ready to be collected or eaten: Those bananas aren't ripe yet - they're still green.Various qualities of food ripeness     /ˈraɪp.nəs/ noun [U] Various qualities of food
(Definition of ripe adjective (FRUIT/CROPS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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