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English definition of “puberty”

puberty

noun [U]     /ˈpjuː.bə.ti/ US  /-bɚ.t̬i/
the stage in a person's life when they develop from a child into an adult because of changes in their body that make them able to have children : At puberty, pubic hair develops and girls begin to menstruate .Processes and stages connected with sexual reproduction
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