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adult

  

      adj  
1    having reached maturity; fully developed  
2    of or intended for mature people  
adult education     
3    regarded as suitable only for adults, because of being pornographic  
adult films     
      n  
4    a person who has attained maturity; a grownup  
5    a mature fully grown animal or plant  
6      (Law)   a person who has attained the age of legal majority (18 years for most purposes)  
   Compare       infant  
     (C16: from Latin adultus, from adolescere to grow up, from alescere to grow, from alere to feed, nourish)  
  adulthood      n  


Adult Training Centre  
      n     (Social welfare)   a day centre, run by a local authority, for mentally handicapped people to gain work experience  
consenting adult  
      n     (Brit)   a male person over the age of eighteen, who may legally engage in homosexual behaviour in private  
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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.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
n.
Y generation ; young people becoming adult in the beginning of the 21st century
n.
person born at the end of the 90s ; persons starting their teen life of the beginning of the years 2000
adj.
happening once a year
Ex.: My favorite annual event is Christmas because I eat my mother's great feast and get christmas presents from Santa Claus.
n.
cent ans bannière, cent ans civière
n.
année de foin, année de rien
exp.
rajoute de la vie aux années et non des années à la vie
n.
la france est un pré qui se tond trois l'année
n.
décembre aux pieds blancs s'en vient, an de neige est an de bien
n.
cent ans de chagrin ne payent pas un sou de dettes
n.
au jour de l'an, les jours croissent d'un vol de faisan
exp.
l'homme ne vit pas cent ans et se fait du souci pour mille
n.
à la chandeleur, il faut manger la soupe dorée pour avoir de l'argent toute l'année
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