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Definition of Adult

Adult

  1. Having arrived at maturity, or to full size and strength; matured; as, an adult person or plant; an adult ape; an adult age.
  2. A person, animal, or plant grown to full size and strength; one who has reached maturity.

Adult Quotations

Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.
C. S. Lewis

The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
Maya Angelou

Every December, I host a tree-trimming party. I serve chili with cornbread and lots of good wine. It's a wonderful party, and it shows how much adults like to play.
Maya Angelou

Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher.
Joe Manchin

Adults are obsolete children.
Dr. Seuss
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Adult Translations

adult in Afrikaans is volwasse
adult in Dutch is volwassene, adult
adult in French is adulte
adult in German is erwachsen, Erwachsener, erwachsen
adult in Italian is adulto
adult in Latin is adultus (adj.)
adult in Norwegian is voksen
adult in Portuguese is adulto
adult in Spanish is adulto
adult in Swedish is vuxen, fullvuxen

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