adolescence Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “adolescence” - Learner’s Dictionary

adolescence

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌædəlˈesəns/
the period of time in someone's life between being a child and an adultYoung peopleDescribing age and birthdays
Translations of “adolescence”
in Korean 청소년기…
in Arabic فَترة المُراهَقة…
in Portuguese adolescência…
in Catalan adolescència…
in Japanese 思春期, 青年期…
in Italian adolescenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 青春期, 青春…
in Russian юность…
in Turkish gençlik, buluğ çağı, ergenlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 青春期, 青春…
in Polish okres dojrzewania…
(Definition of adolescence from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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