Definition of 'adolescence'
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Will it carry on into his adolescence or adulthood? Times, Sunday Times (2010)That whole period of adolescence was awful. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some players miss out on adolescence and become emotionally stunted. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Twenty20 will move from adolescence to adulthood when it realises that the cricket can speak for itself. Times, Sunday Times (2009)During childhood and adolescence there is an increased need for many of the trace elements because they are essential for growth. Miracle Micronutrients (1987)To be optimistic you may find that literature has an increasing appeal as she enters adolescence and becomes more interested in relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2007)With entry into adolescence, young people 's enjoyment of their time with their father declines. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)For a decade, through adolescence and into early adulthood, we were rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We were both carrying baggage, not from previous relationships but from childhood and adolescence, which meant that we were both still working on our identities. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Throughout their childhood, adolescence and early adulthood they were given a series of tests to measure their academic progress and intelligence, and were also scored for appearance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'adolescence'
British English: adolescence /ˌædəˈlɛsəns/ NOUN
Adolescence is the period of your life in which you develop from being a child into being an adult.
...children who have reached adolescence.
- American English: adolescence
- Arabic: سِنُّ الـمُراهَقَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: adolescência
- Chinese: 青春期
- Croatian: adolescencija
- Czech: dospívání
- Danish: pubertet
- Dutch: puberteit
- European Spanish: adolescencia fase
- Finnish: murrosikä
- French: adolescence
- German: Jugendalter
- Greek: εφηβεία
- Italian: adolescenza
- Japanese: 思春期
- Korean: 사춘기
- Norwegian: pubertet
- Polish: wiek dojrzewania
- European Portuguese: adolescência
- Romanian: adolescență
- Russian: юность
- Spanish: adolescencia
- Swedish: ungdom
- Thai: ช่วงวัยรุ่น
- Turkish: ergenlik
- Ukrainian: підлітковий вік
- Vietnamese: tuổi thiếu niên
Definition of adolescence from the Collins English Dictionary
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