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adult

  
1   
      adj   full grown, fully developed, fully grown, grown-up, mature, of age, ripe  
2   
      n   grown or grown-up person (man or woman), grown-up, person of mature age  
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adult

  
  ( adults    plural  )
1       n-count   An adult is a mature, fully developed person. An adult has reached the age when they are legally responsible for their actions.,   (Antonym: minor)    Becoming a father signified that he was now an adult..., Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.     
2       n-count   An adult is a fully developed animal.  
oft N n     (Antonym: juvenile)    ...a pair of adult birds.     
3       adj   Adult means relating to the time when you are an adult, or typical of adult people.  
ADJ n  
I've lived most of my adult life in London.     
4       adj   If you say that someone is adult about something, you think that they act in a mature, intelligent way, especially when faced with a difficult situation.  
v-link ADJ     (approval)    (=mature)  
We were very adult about it. We discussed it rationally over a drink.     
5       adj   You can describe things such as films or books as adult when they deal with sex in a very clear and open way.  
...an adult movie.     


adult education     
Adult education is education for adults in a variety of subjects, most of which are practical, not academic. Classes are often held in the evenings.      n-uncount  
Most adult education centres offer computing courses.     

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n.
buttocks of (adult) woman
Slang; refers to a person's "bottom," in American English. A bit more polite than "ass," less clinical than "buttocks."
n.
Y generation ; young people becoming adult in the beginning of the 21st century
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