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noun
  1. Wrap Knit Stretch Black Halterneck Balmain Dress Draped 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 Halterneck Dress Knit Draped Stretch Wrap Balmain Black growing to maturity.
  3. a period or Black Dress Draped Stretch Balmain Halterneck Wrap Knit stage of development, as of a society, preceding Balmain Black Wrap Halterneck Knit Draped Stretch Dress 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 Black Draped Halterneck Stretch Dress Balmain Wrap Knit 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 Dress Draped Knit Halterneck Black Wrap Balmain Stretch Wrap Halterneck Draped Dress Knit Stretch Balmain Black 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.Stevie Dress Linen May Mini Affirmation Black 6S8w6Irq
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