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adolescence
A period when teenagers feel that they will never be as ignorant as their parents.
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adolescence
Growth from childhood to adulthood: "The period of adolescence is an important introduction to adulthood."
The stage between puberty and adultery.
—Anonymous
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adolescence, adolescents
adolescence (ad'l ES uhns) (noun)
Growth from childhood to adulthood: The period of adolescence is an important introduction to adulthood.
adolescents (ad'l ES uhns) (noun)
People growing up from childhood to adulthood; especially, those from about 12 to about 20 years of age; teenagers: Over 70 percent of today's adolescents are expected to finish high school.

Some adolescents complete their adolescence when they are old enough to vote.

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Adolescence is a period when teenagers feel that they will never be as ignorant as their parents.
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