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adolescence (s) (noun), adolescences (pl)
The period of growth from childhood to adulthood: The time of adolescence is an important introduction to adulthood.
The stage between puberty and adultery.
adolescence (ad'l ES uhns) (noun)
Growth from childhood to adulthood: The period of adolescence is an important introduction to adulthood.
adolescents (ad'l ES uhns) (noun)
People growing up from childhood to adulthood; especially, those from about 12 to about 20 years of age; teenagers: Over 70 percent of today's adolescents are expected to finish high school.
Some adolescents complete their adolescence when they are old enough to vote.
Word Entries containing the term: “adolescence”