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- noun An era during which rational thought is prominent or esteemed, especially the Enlightenment in western Europe.
- noun An age at which a person is considered capable of making reasoned judgments.
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- noun Roman Catholic theology
Sevenyears of age, at which age a personis morally liablefor the sinsthat he or she commits.
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- noun a movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine
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