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pubertynoun [U]

uk   /ˈpjuː.bə.ti/ us   /ˈpjuː.bɚ.t̬i/
the stage in people's lives 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.
(Definition of puberty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pubertynoun [U]

us   /ˈpju·bər·t̬i/
the stage in a person’s life when the person develops from a child into an adult because of changes in the body that make the person able to have children
(Definition of puberty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “puberty”
in Vietnamese tuổi dậy thì…
in Spanish pubertad…
in Malaysian baligh…
in Thai วัยเริ่มหนุ่มสาว…
in French puberté…
in German die Pubertät…
in Chinese (Traditional) 青春期…
in Russian половая зрелость…
in Turkish ergenlik/buluğ çağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 青春期…
in Indonesian puber…
in Polish dojrzałość (płciowa)…
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