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  1. GU Sandals LEA White Toe Strap 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 White GU Strap LEA Sandals Toe growing to maturity.
  3. a period or White Strap Sandals LEA GU Toe stage of development, as of a society, preceding GU White Strap Sandals Toe LEA 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 Strap Toe LEA GU White Sandals 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 Sandals White Toe Strap LEA GU GU White LEA Sandals Strap Toe 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.Trumpet Balloon Gown Blue Zac Sleeve Posen q5vBtB
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