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  1. adultsnoun

    Plural noun of the word adult.

    The adults were asked to accompany the children on the largest theme park rides.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 3, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'adults' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3080

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'adults' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2955

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adults in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adults in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of adults in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Bernet:

    Public health activities offer a broad range of health and financial benefits : a longer, healthier life, more productive workers for industry, lower anticipated Medicare and Medicaid spending, lower insurance premiums for everyone else, and children better able to focus on their education and grow into healthy adults.

  2. Diana Graber:

    What's on the rise right now is hate speech in adults, it makes me sad because that's what kids see us role modeling. Hopefully kids look at that and go in the opposite direction.

  3. Ruth Patterson:

    In kids, we know breakfast really affects academic performance, and you would think perhaps the same thing would apply to adults.

  4. Diane Griffin:

    We actually have a fairly substantial proportion of people who are adults who do not have a history of measles as a child and may have missed getting two doses of the vaccine because that recommendation is relatively recent.

  5. Rory Bruer:

    Our marketing was able to convey just how fun this movie is, this is a an all audience movie. It works for teens, as well as adults and younger kids.

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    • A. vehicle
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