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adolescent

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌæd.əˈles.ənt/
C2 a young person who is developing into an adult
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adolescent

adjective uk   us   /ˌæd.əˈles.ənt/
being or relating to an adolescent: an adolescent boy adolescent concerns/traumas/problems used to describe an adult or an adult's behaviour that is silly and like a child's: adolescent humour/behaviour
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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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