adult, person

adult, person
adulte, personne f adulte

English-French legislative terms. 2015.

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  • adult — n: a person who has reached an age specified by law compare child, infant, minor Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • person — per·son n 1: natural person 2: the body of a human being; also: the body and clothing of a human being had drugs on his person 3: one (as a human being or corporation) that is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties see also …   Law dictionary

  • Adult — A*dult , a. [L. adultus, p. p. of adolescere, akin to alere to nourish: cf. F. adulte. See {Adolescent}, {Old}.] Having arrived at maturity, or to full size and strength; matured; as, an adult person or plant; an adult ape; an adult age. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adult — adulthood, n. adultlike, adj. adultly, adv. adultness, n. /euh dult , ad ult/, adj. 1. having attained full size and strength; grown up; mature: an adult person, animal, or plant. 2. of, pertaining to, or befitting adults. 3. intended for adults; …   Universalium

  • adult — adj. & n. adj. 1 mature, grown up. 2 a of or for adults (adult education). b euphem. sexually explicit; indecent (adult films). n. 1 an adult person. 2 Law a person who has reached the age of majority. Derivatives: adulthood n. adultly adv.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • adult male — noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman) there were two women and six men on the bus • Syn: ↑man • Ant: ↑woman (for: ↑man) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • adult — {{11}}adult (adj.) 1530s (but not common until mid 17c.), from L. adultus grown up, mature, adult, ripe, pp. of adolescere grow up, mature (see ADOLESCENT (Cf. adolescent)). As a euphemism for pornographic, it dates to 1958 and does no honor to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Adult Swim — Current Adult Swim logo used as of May 25, 2003 Launched September 2, 2001 March 27, 2005 (programming block) March 28, 2005 present (cable network) Network Cartoon Network ( …   Wikipedia

  • Adult learner — (North America) or mature learner (UK) (sometimes also called adult student, returning Adult, adult returner, and student) is a term used to describe any person socially accepted as an adult who is in a learning process, whether it is formal… …   Wikipedia

  • Adult video game — Adult video games are video games which have significant sexual content (like adult movies), and are therefore intended for an adult audience. Adult games can fall into many genres and have diverse gameplay. PC and consoleIn console gaming, the… …   Wikipedia

  • adult — [ə dult′, ad′ult΄] adj. [L adultus, pp. of adolescere: see ADOLESCENT] 1. grown up; mature in age, size, strength, etc. 2. of or for adult persons [an adult novel] 3. containing or providing pornography [adult movies] n. 1. a man or …   English World dictionary