ALL meanings of adolescence

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  • uncountable noun adolescence Adolescence is the period of your life in which you develop from being a child into being an adult. 3
  • noun adolescence the period in human development that occurs between the beginning of puberty and adulthood 3
  • noun adolescence the state or quality of being adolescent 3
  • noun adolescence the time of life between puberty and maturity; youth 3
  • noun adolescence 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. 1
  • noun adolescence the process or state of growing to maturity. 1
  • noun adolescence a period or stage of development, as of a society, preceding maturity. 1
  • noun adolescence The period following the onset of puberty during which a young person develops from a child into an adult. 1
  • noun adolescence teenage years 1
  • noun adolescence The transitional period of physical and psychological development between childhood and maturity. 0
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