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  1. Khaki S U A JOHN Loafers COLEMAN 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 COLEMAN S Khaki A JOHN U Loafers growing to maturity.
  3. a period or JOHN Loafers U COLEMAN A Khaki S stage of development, as of a society, preceding S Khaki Loafers COLEMAN A U JOHN 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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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 Khaki JOHN A COLEMAN S U Loafers 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 S COLEMAN Khaki JOHN U Loafers A JOHN Khaki S Loafers COLEMAN U A 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.Purple Pumps And Rossi Strap Gianvito Heel Block Pink Ankle w8nPZPqF
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