ripe

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ripe /ˈraɪp/ adjective
riper; ripest
ripe
/ˈraɪp/
adjective
riper; ripest
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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