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noun as in person in puberty, preadulthood

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Doctors have long wrestled with the age of consent when it comes to mature adolescents.

As a pediatrician who specializes in the care of adolescents, I ask my patients a lot of personal questions.

Survivors ranged from very young children to older adolescents.

Sixty of those 700 are “juvenile lifers,” men who came in as adolescents and are serving a life term.

The march, held Sept. 17, marked the official launch of Adolescents Leading an Intense Fight Against Ebola, or A-LIFE.

Both styles and variations of them circulate widely in New Zealand among children and adolescents.

Adolescents listening to the latest songs stimulate the demand for popular sheet music.

In addition, this advertising may be harmful to those juveniles and adolescents with whom this Committee is primarily concerned.

The starting wage for adolescents is often somewhat high, and thrift is not practised by them.

A few years hence, these adolescents may be in the ranks of those who complain of their inability to obtain homes.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adolescents, such as: youth, juvenile, teenager, minor, youngster, and teen.

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