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  • verb To mature and become an adult.
  • verb To start to develop; to flourish.
  • verb idiomatic To stop acting as or like a child (often used as an imperative interjection).

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  • verb become an adult

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  • to get older or to become an adult

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  • aufwachsen

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  • I heard that at a certain age people start to shrink.

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