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高中CET4CET6考研IELTS
单词释义 纠错+ 生词本
adj.成年的;成熟的
n.成年人
怎么记 纠错 +补充
词源来源于拉丁语动词 jadolescere生长)的过去分词 Adults(长大的)。ad来+临近ut长大的

单词例句
They have an adult son.
他们有一个儿子已经成年。
an adult movie
成人电影
Both kids and adults felt satisfied with only half of their meal portions.
成人和儿童中都仅有半数对他们的饮食表示满意。
辨析记忆
adult / grown-up / mature
这些形容词均有“成年的,成熟的”之意。
adult → 一般指生理上的童年期已结束,达到法定年龄。
grown-up → 多用于口语,含义与adult基本相同,但更侧重脱离儿童阶段,已成大人,与childish意思相反。
mature → 用于生物时,指完全长好了。用于人时,指达到了生命的黄金时期,但所暗示的青少年和成年之间的界限不明显。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

考研An adult with a Bmi of 18 to 25 is often considered to be normal weight.

体重指数在18到25之间的成年人通常被认为是正常体重。

高考Confidence grows more rapidly in adults.

成年人的信心增长更快。

四级Whether you can successfully change your personality as an adult is the subject of a longstanding psychological debate.

作为一个成年人,你是否能成功地改变你的个性是一个长期存在的心理学争论的主题。

四级While cereal remains a firm favourite among breakfast consumers in the UK and US, a recent investigation into the sugar content of "adult" breakfast cereals found that some cereals contain more than three-quarters of the recommended daily amount of free s

尽管谷物仍然是英国和美国早餐消费者的最爱,但最近一项针对“成人”早餐谷物糖含量的调查发现,一些谷物含有超过每日推荐量的四分之三的免费谷物

六级"I’ve seen very expensive protein supplements that claim to be high quality but they might not really be beneficial for the average healthy adult," she says.

她说:“我见过一些非常昂贵的蛋白质补充剂,它们声称质量很高,但它们可能对普通健康成年人没有真正的好处。”。

高考Perhaps evolution provided human babies with curiosity and a natural drive to explain their worlds, and adult scientists simply make use of the same drive that served them as children.

也许进化为人类婴儿提供了好奇心和解释他们世界的自然动力,而成年科学家只是利用了与他们小时候一样的动力。

高考During those six months of hospitalizations, Becky, 12 at the time, adjusted to other adults being in the house when she returned from school.

在这六个月的住院期间,当时12岁的贝基从学校回来后,适应了家里其他成年人的生活。

高考The most competent adults are those who know how to do this.

最有能力的成年人是那些知道如何做到这一点的人。

四级The popular notion that older people need less sleep than younger adults is a myth, scientists said yesterday.

科学家昨天说,普遍认为老年人比年轻人需要更少的睡眠是一个神话。

六级Now, a new study that began with about 1,000 children in New Zealand has tracked how a child’s low self-control can predict poor health, money troubles and even a criminal record in their adult years.

现在,一项始于新西兰约1000名儿童的新研究追踪了儿童低自控力如何预测健康不佳、金钱问题,甚至成年后的犯罪记录。

四级Patterns of childhood eating can be hard to break when we're adults, which may mean that kids of depressed moms end up dying younger.

当我们成年后,童年时期的饮食模式很难打破,这可能意味着抑郁母亲的孩子最终会英年早逝。

四级Both kids and adults felt satisfied with only half of their meal portions.

孩子和成年人都只对他们一半的膳食感到满意。

六级It is the biggest crippler of young adults

它是年轻人中最大的致残者

高考Learn how to deal with people now, because when you're an adult, you don't get to choose your boss or your co-workers, so learn how to respect them now.

现在就学会如何与人打交道,因为当你成年后,你不能选择你的老板或同事,所以现在就学会如何尊重他们。

高考He finds that if babies aged 18 months see an unrelated adult with hands full trying to open a door, almost all will immediately try to help.

他发现,如果18个月大的婴儿看到一个没有亲缘关系的成年人正忙着开门,几乎所有的人都会立即帮忙。

高考Instead of promoting the idea of college as a passage from the shelter of the family to autonomy and adult responsibility, universities have given in to the idea that they should provide the same environment as that of the home.

大学没有将大学作为从家庭庇护所到自主和成人责任的通道,而是屈服于应该提供与家庭相同的环境的想法。

四级Adults do not consider children's feelings when it comes to education.

成人在教育方面不考虑孩子的感受。

高考Any child must be accompanied by at least one paying adult.

任何儿童必须由至少一名付费成人陪同。

四级She studied the smoking patterns of adult smokers.

她研究了成年吸烟者的吸烟模式。

四级Most kids and adults don't actually feel hungry when they eat half of their meal.

大多数儿童和成年人在吃了一半的食物后并不感到饥饿。

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