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adolescent

adjective  us   /ˌæd·əlˈes·ənt/
between the ages of a child and an adult: The two adolescent boys made their mother very tired. If you describe an adult as adolescent, you mean that the person is behaving in a silly way.
adolescence
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌæd·əlˈes·əns/
[C] He had an unhappy adolescence.
adolescent
noun [C]  us   /ˌæd·əlˈes·ənt/
I teach in a middle school, because I like young adolescents.
Translations of “adolescent”
in Arabic مُراهِق…
in Korean 청소년…
in Malaysian remaja…
in French adolescent…
in Turkish ergen, genç, buluğ çağına ermiş kişi…
in Italian adolescente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 青少年…
in Russian подросток…
in Polish nastolat-ek/ka…
in Vietnamese vị thành niên…
in Spanish adolescente…
in Portuguese adolescente…
in Thai ซึ่งยังเยาว์วัย…
in German jugendlich…
in Catalan adolescent…
in Japanese 青年, 若者…
in Indonesian remaja…
in Chinese (Simplified) 青少年…
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