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grown-up

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  • grown-up
  • mature person
  • person of mature age
  • grown or grown-up person (man or woman)

fully grown

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having reached full growth and development

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Young adults say they can praise God in prayer anytime, and many do attend prayer groups elsewhere.
and the second concern is they're doing that at the expense of the people we're educating now -- the adults,'' said Michael Novick, a teacher at the Abram Friedman Occupational Center in downtown L.
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This study explored differences between 107 adults and 134 young adults on measures of dental anxiety (DAS-R) and perceptions of dental stimuli (DFAS).
Understanding which institutional, community and familial resources meaningful to each client with regards to their culture will allow practitioners to better serve older adults.
2) Experience: Adults have accumulated a reservoir of experience that serves as a resource for learning, as well as a broad base to relate new learning.
Students appeared to rely more on their peers than on adults to help resolve their conflicts to a degree greater than the adults realized; yet the adults still played a role in helping them to resolve conflicts.
This paper discusses an academic library's experience with teaching in a program for adult reentry students.
The concept of fetal programming of structural-functional formations during development has been proposed to explain these findings and the resultant research area is referred to as "Fetal Basis of Adult Disease" (FeBAD) research.
The bottom line is that juveniles are often kept in administrative segregation in order to keep them away from adults to ensure that the jail is in compliance with the statute," he says.
Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in both children and adults in Malawi, as well as an important cause of pneumonia, bacteremia, and death for all ages (1,2).
According to the article "Continuing Education," in the April 2002 issue of American Demographics, the number of adults aged 25 to 34, is projected to increase 22 percent by 2010.
For our study, we classified patients younger than 15 years as children and patients 15 years and older as adults.
In a brain-scan investigation of adults and 7-to-10-year-old children who came up with single-word responses to single-word cues, Schlaggar's group teased apart the influence of the brain's physical maturation from that of the gap in verbal knowledge between youngsters and their elders.
The traditional cutoff age, separating adults from juveniles in the justice system is (a) 21 (b) 18 (c) 17 (d) 16.