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English definition of “pubescent”

pubescent

adjective     /pjuːˈbes.ənt/
describes someone who is at the stage in life when they are developing from a child into an adult and becoming able to have children : pubescent girls / boys Processes and stages connected with sexual reproductionDescribing people who are young
(Definition of pubescent adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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