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Meaning of “girlhood” in the English Dictionary

"girlhood" in British English

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girlhoodnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɡɜːl.hʊd/  us   /ˈɡɝːl-/ old-fashioned
the ​period when a ​person is a ​girl, and not ​yet a woman, or the ​state of being a ​girl: She ​lived in ​India during her girlhood.
(Definition of girlhood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"girlhood" in American English

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girlhoodnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡɜrl·hʊd/
the ​period of ​time when a ​femaleperson is a ​child: She ​lived in Chicago during her girlhood.
(Definition of girlhood from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “girlhood”
in Chinese (Simplified) 少女时期,少女时代…
in Chinese (Traditional) 少女時期,少女時代…
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