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Topic: YOUTH


teenage

adjective
     
teen‧age also teen‧aged [only before noun]
1SSY aged between 13 and 19:
a teenage boy
my teenage daughter
2 relating to or affecting people aged between 13 and 19:
the teenage years
teenage rebellion
the problem of teenage pregnancy
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other words meaning young: little/small used to describe young children, especially below the age of 6
teenage
used to describe someone who is between 13 and 19
adolescent
used to describe someone who is developing into an adult
youthful
looking young

a young person: kid informal a young person
teenager
someone who is between 13 and 19
youth
a man or boy between 15 and 25, especially one who is involved in fighting or crime
adolescent
a young person who is developing into an adult
minor
a young person who is not yet legally an adult

the time when someone is young: childhood the time when you are a child
youth
the time when you are no longer a child but you are still young
adolescence
the time when you develop into an adult


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