grown-up 1 of 3

as in mature
relating to or typical of adults; displaying proper maturity they have yet to find a grown-up way of handling their marital problems

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grown-up

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noun

grown up

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verb

past participle of grow up

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“Grown-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grown-up. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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