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English definition of “ripe”

ripe

adjective (CHEESE)    /raɪp/
describes cheese that has developed a strong flavour: This brie smells good and ripe.Various qualities of food ripeness     /ˈraɪp.nəs/ noun [U] Various qualities of food
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