How to Pronounce ripe?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ripe" is [ɹˈa͡ɪp], [ɹˈa‍ɪp], [ɹ_ˈaɪ_p].

"Ripe" in context

Ripe is the term used to describe produce that has been allowed to fully mature on the plant and has not been picked early. It has a succulent sweetness and an attractive aroma. It is an important part of healthy eating as ripe fruits and vegetables are packed with healthy vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which are essential for a healthy diet.

Ripe fruits and vegetables provide more nutrients and flavor than those picked prematurely. They also tend to have thicker skins and more fiber than unripe fruits and vegetables. Ripe produce will usually start to go bad faster than those picked at an immature stage. It should be eaten as soon as possible after harvesting.

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