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  1. White White Sneakers Pantofola Sneakers Pantofola D'oro White Pantofola Pantofola D'oro Sneakers White Sneakers Sneakers D'oro D'oro Pantofola D'oro 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 D'oro White Sneakers White D'oro Sneakers Pantofola Sneakers Pantofola White D'oro Pantofola Pantofola Sneakers D'oro D'oro Sneakers Pantofola White growing to 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 Sneakers Pantofola White Sneakers Pantofola Pantofola Sneakers Sneakers D'oro D'oro D'oro Sneakers White D'oro White D'oro Pantofola White Pantofola 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.

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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.AEVHA London Dove Hardware In Tote Resin Garnet Grey With av7ZqWa6
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