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How to Pronounce ripened?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ripened" is [ɹˈa͡ɪpənd], [ɹˈa‍ɪpənd], [ɹ_ˈaɪ_p_ə_n_d].

"Ripened" in context

Ripened is the process of allowing a product to reach its peak maturity before it is consumed. It is an essential part of the food industry, ensuring that the product meets the highest quality standards. Ripening also ensures optimal taste and texture, as well as nutritional value. The process typically involves changes in the product such as color, flavor and texture.

Many fruits, such as peaches and bananas, are famously ripened before consumption. This process begins with the plant growing under ideal conditions; when the fruit reaches a certain stage of maturity, it is picked and taken to a ripening facility.

Usage over time for ripened:

This graph shows how "ripened" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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