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puberty

noun [U] uk   /ˈpjuː.bə.ti/  us   /-bɚ.t̬i/
the stage in a person's life 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.
Translations of “puberty”
in Vietnamese tuổi dậy thì…
in Spanish pubertad…
in Thai วัยเริ่มหนุ่มสาว…
in Malaysian baligh…
in French puberté…
in German die Pubertät…
in Chinese (Traditional) 青春期…
in Indonesian puber…
in Russian половая зрелость…
in Turkish ergenlik/buluğ çağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 青春期…
in Polish dojrzałość (płciowa)…
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