adult
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adult(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fully grown person)
a. el adulto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la adulta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The club is seeking to add more events for adults.El club quiere organizar más eventos para adultos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (fully grown)
a. adulto
A butterfly is the adult stage of a caterpillar.Una mariposa es la etapa adulta de una oruga.
3. (sexually explicit)
a. para adultos
I can't believe the city allowed the adult movie theater to be built next to the school.No puedo creer que la ciudad haya permitido la construcción del cine para adultos al lado de la escuela.
4. (mature)
a. maduro
Despite being ten years younger, she was much more adult than he was.A pesar de tener diez años menos, ella era mucho más madura que él.
b. adulto
Your reaction was not very adult for a person of your age.Tu reacción no fue muy adulta para una persona de tu edad.
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adult
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el adulto(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la adulto(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (person, animal)
a. adulto(a)
3. (attitude)
a. adulto(a), maduro(a)
4. (film)
a. para adultos
adult educationeducación de or para adultos
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adult [ˈædʌlt]
adjective
1 [+person] adulto; mayor; [+animal] adulto
2 (explicit) [+film, book] para adultos
...a shop selling adult videos
3 (mature) maduro; adulto
...dealing with emerging sexuality in an adult way
to be adult about sth comportarse como una persona adulta/como personas adultas con respecto a algo
We were very adult about it; we discussed it rationally over a drink
noun
adultoaadulta (m) (f);a adulta
adults only (Cine) autorizado para mayores de 18 años
modifier
adult education (n) educación (f) para adultos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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