adult

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French adulte, Latin adultus (grown up), perfect passive participle of adolescō (I grow up). Compare adolescent.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈædl̩t/, /əˈdʌlt/, /ˈædʌlt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌlt

Noun[edit]

adult (plural adults)

  1. A fully grown human or animal.

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Adjective[edit]

adult (comparative more adult, superlative most adult)

  1. Fully grown.
    an adult human, animal, or plant
  2. Intended for or restricted to adults rather than children.
    adult clothes
  3. Containing material of an explicit sexual nature
    adult content
    an adult movie

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French adulte, Latin adultus. See above.

Adjective[edit]

adult 4 nom/acc forms

  1. adult

Declension[edit]

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singular plural
masculine & neuter feminine masculine feminine & neuter
adult adultă adulți adulte

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Noun[edit]

adult m (plural adulțifeminine equivalent adultă)

  1. adult

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