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Synonyms for adult

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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Synonyms for adult

having reached full growth and development

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Your October issue had page after page of comments of why young adults just don't feel attracted to Sunday liturgy.
He said that when 15 percent of an adult-education class is composed of high-school students, it hits the tipping point and adults begin to leave.
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In the adult sample getting an injection ranked as the most highly feared stimuli with 68.
This process if often informed by various developmental perspectives including Erikson's theory of adult development.
Law enforcement in-service training programs should reflect Malcolm Knowles' theory of andragogy developed specifically for adult learners.
Some adults mentioned a small group of students who appeared to be almost exclusively peer-oriented, unresponsive to adult interventions, and exhibiting behavior perceived as chronically negative.
Librarians have addressed these differences in planning user education for adult students.
Pay-TV firms became big in the US by selling adult TV to hotels and other outlets, and they're now tire front-runners in cable.
Other examples in the reproductive area include developmental exposures of the monkey to androgens that lead to polycystic ovary syndrome-like effects in the adult, data (still considered controversial) showing that environmental estrogens, such as DES, methoxychlor and bisphenol A, cause alterations in gene expression in the rat prostate that are irreversible and are correlated with increased prostate cancer, and data showing a link between in utero exposure to dioxin and endometriosis later in life in primates and rodents.
The political stereotype is that a fourteen- or sixteen-year-old who commits an adult crime must be as sophisticated as an adult when paradoxically these kids are most often younger than their age emotionally," says Haney.
A higher incidence of non-23-valent vaccine type pneumococci occurred in our study compared with the incidence in other studies, particularly in our adult isolates; this finding may reflect the high incidence of HIV seropositivity in our population.
We divided patients into two groups based on age and designated them as the pediatric group and the adult group:
a) Information about juveniles in the adult system is kept secret.