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ripe/ˈraɪp/adjective
riperripest
ripe
/ˈraɪp/
adjective
riperripest
Learner's definition of RIPE  
[also more ripe; most ripe]
of fruits and vegetables  : fully grown and developed and ready to be eaten — sometimes used figuratively
— opposite unripe
not used before a noun  : ready or suitable for something — usually + for
of food and especially cheese  : brought to full flavor or the best state by being stored for a period of time
: having a strong and unpleasant smell

ripe old age

: a very old age — sometimes used humorously

— ripeness

noun,[noncount]
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