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come of age

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome of agecome of agea) SCLSSYto reach the age when you are legally considered to be a responsible adult b) IMPORTANTif something comes of age, it reaches a stage of development at which people accept it as being important, valuable etc During this period the movies really came of age as an art form. age
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come of ageIt must be child development with this goal: that every child be ready for school when that child comes of age.Britain's adopted children had come of age.His leap from collector to seller may be the surest sign yet that road-map collecting has come of age.Morris came of age in the 1850s.Mozart's music came of age when the baroque style was at its height.In the 1940s, movies really came of age as a creative art form.Could 1992 be the year when the environmental revolution really comes of age?They planned to marry as soon as she came of age.Emma will inherit a fortune when she comes of age.Duroc had had to come of age and replace the older Duroc in the service of Nguyen Seth.However, you will come of age in two months.
come of agecome of agea) to reach the age when you are legally considered to be an adult He’ll inherit the money when he comes of age. b) to develop into an advanced or successful form Space technology didn’t really come of age until the 1950s. come
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come of ageBritain's adopted children had come of age.Could 1992 be the year when the environmental revolution really comes of age?His leap from collector to seller may be the surest sign yet that road-map collecting has come of age.It must be child development with this goal: that every child be ready for school when that child comes of age.Duroc had had to come of age and replace the older Duroc in the service of Nguyen Seth.Morris came of age in the 1850s.However, you will come of age in two months.
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