adolescence

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From Middle English adolescence, from Old French adolescence, from Latin adolescentia, from adolescens (young); see adolescent.

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adolescence (countable and uncountable, plural adolescences)

  1. The transitional period of physical and psychological development between childhood and maturity.
    During adolescence, the body and mind go through many complex changes, some of which are difficult to deal with.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

adolescence n

  1. adolescence

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  • adolescence in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • adolescence in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /a.dɔ.lə.sɑ̃s/, /a.dɔl.sɑ̃s/
  • (file)

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adolescence f (plural adolescences)

  1. adolescence

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late 13th century, borrowed from Latin adolescentia.

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adolescence f (oblique plural adolescences, nominative singular adolescence, nominative plural adolescences)

  1. adolescence