erwachsen

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German[edit]

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er- +‎ wachsen

Adjective[edit]

erwachsen (not comparable)

  1. adult, grown-up, grown, full-grown
    erwachsen sein — to be grown up

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erwachsen (class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present erwächst, past tense erwuchs, past participle erwachsen, past subjunctive erwüchse, auxiliary sein)

  1. (intransitive) to grow up, to grow
  2. to spring up, to spring from, to proceed from
  3. to accrue
  4. to grow out of
  5. to arise (difficulties, tasks)

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