adult

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adult

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. both adults and [minors, children] are welcome
  2. must be [accompanied by, with] an adult (to)
  3. [need to, should] respect adults
  4. [tell, ask, confide in] an adult
  5. is an adult now
  6. is not an adult yet
  7. are an adult when you turn [18]
  8. [never, don't] feel like an adult
  9. only adults are allowed [in, to come]
  10. please (try to) act like an adult
  11. [is, tastes] better as an adult
  12. is [more confident, arrogant, a mess] now that he is an adult
adj
  1. the [patient, individual] is an adult female
  2. the [horse, bear] is an adult female
  3. adult [nature, behavior, expression]
  4. adult [themes, ideas, concepts]
  5. adult [material, education, environment, learning]
  6. adult education [programs, services, classes]
  7. a [images, sights, scenes] of an adult [nature]
  8. adult (sex) [video, store, toy, website, magazine, section]
  9. [a strictly, an exclusively] adult [video]
  10. [film, make, distribute, produce] adult [videos]
  11. [star, act, feature] in adult [videos]
  12. [contains, features, shows] adult content
  13. adult [services, dating, bars, vacations]
  14. adult [coloring, fiction] books
adv
  1. (try to) act more adult
additional examples
  1. both adults and [minors, children] are welcome
  2. adult [people, plants, animals]
  3. must be [accompanied by, with] an adult (to)
  4. the [patient, individual] is an adult female
  5. [need to, should] respect adults
  6. the [horse, bear] is an adult female
  7. [tell, ask, confide in] an adult
  8. adult [nature, behavior, expression]
  9. is an adult now
  10. adult [themes, ideas, concepts]
  11. is not an adult yet
  12. adult [material, education, environment, learning]
  13. are an adult when you turn [18]
  14. adult education [programs, services, classes]
  15. [never, don't] feel like an adult
  16. a [images, sights, scenes] of an adult [nature]
  17. only adults are allowed [in, to come]
  18. adult (sex) [video, store, toy, website, magazine, section]
  19. please (try to) act like an adult
  20. [a strictly, an exclusively] adult [video]
  21. [is, tastes] better as an adult
  22. [film, make, distribute, produce] adult [videos]
  23. is [more confident, arrogant, a mess] now that he is an adult
  24. [star, act, feature] in adult [videos]
  25. [contains, features, shows] adult content
  26. adult [services, dating, bars, vacations]
  27. adult [coloring, fiction] books
  28. young-adult [novels, books, fiction]
  29. (try to) act more adult
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