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Meaning of “adult” - Learner’s Dictionary

adult

noun [C]     /ˈædʌlt, əˈdʌlt/
A1 a person or animal that has finished growing and is not now a childKinds of menMen and womenKinds of womenMen and women
Translations of “adult”
in Korean 성인, 다 자란 동물…
in Arabic راشِد, بالِغ…
in Portuguese adulto, -a…
in Catalan adult, -a…
in Japanese 大人, 成人, 成長した動物…
in Italian adulto, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成年人, 成年動物…
in Russian взрослый…
in Turkish yetişkin, erişkin kişi ya da hayvan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成年人, 成年动物…
in Polish dorosły…
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