coming-of-age

noun
com·​ing-of-age | \ ˈkə-miŋ-əv-ˈāj How to pronounce coming-of-age (audio) \

Definition of coming-of-age

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

First Known Use of coming-of-age

1729, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coming-of-age was in 1729

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“Coming-of-age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coming-of-age. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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