coming-of-age

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com·ing-of-age

Definition of coming-of-age 

: the attainment of prominence, respectability, recognition, or maturity

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1729, in the meaning defined above

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coming-of-age

noun

English Language Learners Definition of coming-of-age

: the time when a person becomes an adult

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