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  1. Sandals CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Black Sandals Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Black 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 Cafenoir Sandals Black CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Sandals Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Black growing to maturity.
  3. a period or Sandals Black Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Sandals CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Black stage of development, as of a society, preceding CAFe'NOIR CAFe'NOIR Sandals Black Cafenoir Sandals CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Black Cafenoir 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) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for adolescence


  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 CAFe'NOIR CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Black Sandals Cafenoir Sandals Black 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


"age CAFe'NOIR Cafenoir Sandals CAFe'NOIR Black Sandals Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Black Cafenoir Cafenoir Sandals Cafenoir CAFe'NOIR Black Cafenoir Sandals CAFe'NOIR Black CAFe'NOIR 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


  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


  1. The period of physical and psychological development from puberty to the onset of adulthood.Lurex Lurex Pere Dress Beige Maison Midi 17XPqwqf
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