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English definition of “the time is ripe”

the time is ripe

If you say that the time is ripe , you mean that it is a suitable point for a particular activity : I'm waiting till the time is ripe before I tell my parents that I failed my exams .At the right time Grammar:TimeTime is a noun with a number of meanings. In some senses it is countable, and in others it is uncountable. A good learner’s dictionary will give you its many meanings and tell you whether it is countable or uncountable.
(Definition of the time is ripe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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