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Legal SignificancePlay
The term 'adult' marks the legal age when someone can engage in activities restricted to grown-ups. SlideAt 18, you're considered an adult and can vote.
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Cultural VariationsPlay
Age defining adulthood varies across cultures; some countries consider younger individuals as adults. SlideIn some places, you're an adult at 16.
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Age vs. MaturityPlay
Being an adult implies maturity but not all adults behave maturely in every situation. SlideHe's an adult, but he acts childish at times.