English - Vietnamese Dictionary
adult /'ædʌlt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- người lớn, người đã trưởng thành
+a fully developed person from maturity onward
+any mature animal
+(of animals) fully developed
Advanced English Dictionary
1 mature, grown (up), full-grown, matured, of age:
Now that you are adult, you come into a large inheritance.
Tiger cubs are cute, but the adults are very dangerous.
noun, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 a fully grown person who is legally responsible for their actions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. + Why can't you two act like civilized adults?
2 a fully grown animal: The fish return to the river as adults in order to breed.
1 fully grown or developed: preparing young people for adult life + the adult population + adult monkeys
2 behaving in an intelligent and responsible way; typical of what is expected of an adult: When my parents split up, it was all very adult and open.
3 [only before noun] intended for adults only, because it is about sex or contains violence: an adult movie
See also - ADULTHOOD
This book will definitely appeal to teenagers and young adults.
The number of single adult households has doubled in the past 30 years.
What consenting adults do in private is their own business.
I simply can't believe that responsible adults allowed a child to wander the streets.
ADULT + NOUN
She spent her entire adult life caring for others.
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