Video: pronunciation of 'adult'
This matter has in effect plagued me my entire adult life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two in three adults are now overweight or obese. The Sun (2016)Be firm that they must find somewhere else to live unless they behave like responsible adults. The Sun (2017)These pressures have fuelled an exodus of young adults moving abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is an adult person and a person who has spent many years organising beauty contests. Times, Sunday Times (2017) One in ten adults say they would move home if it looked like their property was haunted. The Sun (2016)As only some people will need adult social care, it has been tempting for ministers to let the care system slip. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So be a mature, respectful adult and do the decent thing: decant it into a dark bottle that looks like a soft drink. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Virtually his entire adult life was spent away from home extending the empire. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Your daughter is an adult now and responsible for shaping her own life. The Sun (2010)Watch the way the adults act and the way they treat their son. Christianity Today (2000)These adults are any people in our young life who take on the parental role. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)The research also looked at the ages by which adults felt they had mastered different dishes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet there is sufficient width for two adults pushing their bikes to pass in opposite directions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was also unashamedly aimed at an adult audience. The Sun (2008)If you treat them as adults they will usually behave in a mature and adult manner. Working with Teenagers (1994)We fitted in some more adult time too. The Sun (2011)You need to be the adult in this situation. The Sun (2014)They freed the comic format from childish preoccupations and made it fit for intelligent adults. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The trauma of abuse continued into her adult life. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Universities need to go further to help students to grow into responsible adults and employees. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is recognised in an adult way as politically and socially necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or played too many adult movies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
很常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， adult 是4千个最常用词之一。
英式英语: adult /ˈædʌlt; əˈdʌlt/ NOUN
An adult is a mature, fully developed person. An adult has reached the age when they are legally responsible for their actions.
Becoming a father signified that he was now an adult.
- 美式英语: adult
- 阿拉伯语: بَالِغ mature
- 巴西葡萄牙语: adulto
- 简体中文: 成年人
- 克罗地亚语: odrasla osoba
- 捷克语: dospělý muž
- 丹麦语: voksen
- 荷兰语: volwassene
- 欧洲西班牙语: adulto
- 芬兰语: aikuinen
- 法语: adulte
- 德语: Erwachsener
- 希腊语: ενήλικος
- 意大利语: adulto
- 日语: 大人
- 韩语: 성인
- 挪威语: voksen
- 波兰语: dorosły
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: adulto
- 罗马尼亚语: adult
- 俄语: взрослый
- 西班牙语: adulto
- 瑞典语: vuxen
- 泰语: ผู้ใหญ่
- 土耳其语: yetişkin
- 乌克兰语: дорослий
- 越南语: người trưởng thành
英式英语: adult ADJECTIVE
Adult means relating to the time when you are an adult, or typical of adult people.
I've lived most of my adult life in this town.
adult 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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