adulthood
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adulthood(
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hood
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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. (general)
a. la edad 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).
Your children will reach adulthood before you know it.Tus hijos llegarán a la edad adulta antes de darte cuenta.
b. la adultez
(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).
Silvia was a happy child, but she struggles with the demands of adulthood.Silvia era una niña feliz, pero las exigencias de la adultez le cuestan.
c. la madurez
(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).
I'm sorry, son, but paying taxes is part of adulthood.Lo siento, hijo, pero pagar los impuestos es parte de la madurez.
d. la mayoría de edad
(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).
Upon reaching adulthood, your dog may want to play less.Al llegar a la mayoría de edad, es posible que tu perro tenga menos ganas de jugar.
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adulthood
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la edad 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).
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adulthood [ˈædʌlthʊd]
noun
adultez (f); mayoría (f) de edad; edad (f) adulta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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