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English adjective: precocious

1. precocious characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)


SamplesA precocious child.
A precocious achievement.


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See alsointelligent


Antonymsretarded

2. precocious appearing or developing early


SamplesPrecocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias.


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Domain categorybotany, phytology


Antonymslater, late









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