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English definition of “grow up”

grow up

(PERSON) phrasal verb with grow     /ɡrəʊ/ US  /ɡroʊ/ verb (grew, grown)
A2 to gradually become an adult : I grew up in Scotland (= I lived there when I was young ). Taking responsibility for yourself is part of the process of growing up.Young people
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