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ad•o•les•cence



Pronunciation: (ad"l-es'uns), [key]
n.
1. the transitional period between puberty and adulthood in human development, extending mainly over the teen years and terminating legally when the age of majority is reached; youth.
2. the process or state of growing to maturity.
3. a period or stage of development, as of a society, preceding maturity.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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