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noun
  1. Black Bag Starling LaBante Purse LaBante Starling the transitional period between puberty and adulthood in human development, extending mainly over the teen years and terminating legally when the age of majority is reached; youth.
  2. the process or state of Starling Black Starling LaBante LaBante Bag Purse growing to maturity.
  3. a period or Purse Starling Starling LaBante LaBante Bag Black stage of development, as of a society, preceding LaBante Purse Black Starling LaBante Starling Bag maturity.
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Origin of adolescence

1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French < Latin adolēscentia. See adolescent, -ence
Can be confused adolescence adolescents (see synonym study at adolescent)
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British Dictionary definitions for adolescence

adolescence

noun
  1. the period in human development that occurs between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
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Word Origin

C15: via Old French from Latin Starling Purse Black Bag LaBante LaBante Starling adolēscentia, from adolēscere to grow up, from alēscere to grow, from alēre to feed, nourish
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Word Origin and History for adolescence

n.

"age Bag Purse Black Starling LaBante LaBante Starling Purse Starling Black LaBante LaBante Starling Bag following childhood" (especially the period from the 15th to the 21st year), early 15c., from Middle French adolescence (14c.), from Latin adolescentia "youth," noun of state from adolescentem (see adolescent).

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adolescence in Medicine

adolescence

(ăd′l-ĕsəns)
n.
  1. The period of physical and psychological development from the onset of puberty to complete growth and maturity.
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adolescence in Science

adolescence

[ăd′l-ĕsəns]
  1. The period of physical and psychological development from puberty to the onset of adulthood.Shoulder Drop Tiger Graphic 12 Kenzo Oversized 8 Gray Face W Dress Size p4C57gxqgw
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