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Young adolescents who are trying their new intellectual wings need a safe place in which to practice. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)Who provides help and counselling in the area of adolescent behaviour will vary from culture to culture. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)There are many hurdles that face adolescents and adults in their efforts to enjoy life. Self-Hypnosis (1994) Young adolescents are happiest with small groups of close friends. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)The problem is that many of the listed signs and symptoms are normal aspects of adolescent behaviour. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)The adolescents also reported their most positive emotions with their friends. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)The transition from adolescent actor to adult lead is a notoriously difficult one. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Try to impress on the young adolescent that reading is a source of information. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)Consequently it should be clear that individual adolescent behaviour should only be considered within a social and cultural context. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)He has found that many soldiers were so young at the time that they still had adolescent views of right and wrong. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)Likewise, your adolescent may become close with one of your friends. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)Your adolescent son groans "No way. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)In many ways, we were still adolescents. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which could, obviously, be socially mortifying for her adolescent sons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: adolescent /ˌædəˈlɛsnt/ NOUN
An adolescent is a young person who is no longer a child but who has not yet become an adult.
Young adolescents are happiest with small groups of close friends.
- American English: adolescent
- Arabic: مُراهِق
- Brazilian Portuguese: adolescente
- Chinese: 青少年
- Croatian: adolescent
- Czech: mladistvý
- Danish: teenager
- Dutch: puber
- European Spanish: adolescente
- Finnish: murrosikäinen
- French: adolescent
- German: Jugendlicher
- Greek: έφηβος
- Italian: adolescente
- Japanese: 若者
- Korean: 청소년
- Norwegian: ungdom
- Polish: nastolatek
- European Portuguese: adolescente
- Romanian: adolescent
- Russian: юноша
- Latin American Spanish: adolescente
- Swedish: ungdom
- Thai: วัยรุ่น
- Turkish: ergen
- Ukrainian: підліток
- Vietnamese: thiếu niên
British English: adolescent ADJECTIVE
Adolescent is used to describe young people who are no longer children but who have not yet become adults.
It is important that an adolescent boy should have an adult in whom he can confide.
Definition of adolescent from the Collins English Dictionary
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