ripeness

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ripe

 (rīp)
adj. rip·er, rip·est
1. Fully developed; mature: ripe peaches.
2. Sufficiently advanced in preparation or aging to be used or eaten: ripe cheese.
3. Thoroughly matured, as by study or experience; seasoned: ripe judgment.
4. Advanced in years: the ripe age of 90.
5. Fully prepared to do or undergo something; ready: "By 1965 the republic was ripe for a coup" (Alex Shoumatoff).
6. Sufficiently advanced; opportune: The time is ripe for great societal changes.
7. Sensuous and full: ripe lips.
8. Coarse or indecent; vulgar: the comic's ripe language.
9. Emitting a foul odor: "the dirt and stench ... the mountains of ripe bushmeat in every camp" (Bryan Mealer).

[Middle English, from Old English rīpe.]

ripe′ly adv.
ripe′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ripeness - the state of being riperipeness - the state of being ripe    
matureness, maturity - state of being mature; full development
greenness - the state of not being ripe
Translations
نُضوج
zralost
modenhed
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ripeness

[ˈraɪpnɪs] Nmadurez f

ripeness

[ˈraɪpnɪs] nmaturité frip-off [ˈrɪpɒf] n
(= swindle) → arnaque f
it's a rip-off! → c'est de l'arnaque!
(= copy) → copie f

ripeness

nReife f

ripeness

[ˈraɪpnɪs] nmaturazione f

ripe

(raip) adjective
(negative unripe) (of fruit, grain etc) ready to be gathered in or eaten. ripe apples/corn.
ˈripeness noun
ˈripen verb
to make or become ripe or riper. The sun ripened the corn; The corn ripened in the sun.
ripe (old) age
a very old age. He lived to the ripe (old) age of ninety-five.