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One entry found for adolescence.
Main Entry: ad·o·les·cence
Pronunciation: secondarystressad-schwal-primarystresses-schwan(t)s
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English adolescence "adolescence," from early French adolescence (same meaning), from Latin adolescentia (same meaning), from adolescere "to grow up" --related to ADULT
: the state or process of growing up; also : the period of life from puberty to maturity
- ad·o·les·cent /-schwant/ adjective or noun

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