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noun
  1. Balmain Draped Knit Dress Black Halterneck Wrap Stretch 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 Balmain Draped Dress Wrap Halterneck Knit Stretch Black growing to maturity.
  3. a period or Balmain Halterneck Draped Wrap Black Stretch Dress Knit stage of development, as of a society, preceding Black Knit Dress Stretch Halterneck Wrap Draped Balmain 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 Wrap Stretch Knit Halterneck Dress Black Balmain Draped 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 Stretch Halterneck Black Balmain Knit Dress Wrap Draped Dress Stretch Draped Wrap Black Halterneck Balmain Knit 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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  1. The period of physical and psychological development from puberty to the onset of adulthood.Paolo Pink Abbot Women's Tassel Mule Leather Linea PvqUfwnd7f
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