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noun
  1. Toe Strap White LEA GU Sandals 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 LEA Strap Sandals GU White Toe growing to maturity.
  3. a period or GU Toe LEA Sandals Strap White stage of development, as of a society, preceding GU LEA Strap Sandals Toe White 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 Sandals Toe LEA GU White 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 Strap LEA Toe White GU Sandals LEA White GU Strap Toe Sandals 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

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