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teensplural noun

 us   /tinz/
the years when you are 13 through 19 years old: He hosted his own radio show while still in his teens.
The teens are also the numbers 13 through 19: Temperatures today will range from the teens to the twenties in the northeast.
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teensnoun [plural]

uk   /tiːnz/  us   /tiːnz/
A person's teens are the period in which they are aged between 13 and 19: Both my daughters are in their teens. He's in his early/mid/late teens.
the teens
the range of temperature between 13° and 19°: The temperature is expected to be in the teens tomorrow.
the period of years between 11 and 19 in any century, usually 1911–1919 or 2011–2019: This type of building was built in the teens and twenties.
(Definition of teens from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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