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coming of age

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoming of ageˌcoming of ˈage noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 SYADULTthe point in a young person’s life, usually the age of 18 or 21, at which their society considers them to be an adult
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coming of ageThe gold watch presented at coming of age marks the assumption of an adult role.Now Taylor is openly inviting him to become so in what is a sign of both player and manager coming of age.Some will eventually feel the loneliness as passage, as the rending of the familiar that is part of coming of age.Sweetly lyrical, it tells of a shy boy's coming of age through sport in Amsterdam on the eve of war.It's a book about a young woman's coming of age in Berkeley during the 1960s.In short, nowhere illustrates better than Mississippi the coming of age of the Republican Party in the South.The popularity of these cars signals the coming of age of the Korean auto industry.The United States was coming of age and meeting its destiny.Leonard, too, was coming of age - precociously so.Growth in the size of the legal profession occurred during the time when consumer movements were coming of age.
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