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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishteenteen1 /tiːn/ ●●○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 American English informalSYYOUNG a teenager2 β†’ teens
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teenβ€’ Marijuana use by teens doubled between 1992 and 1995.β€’ The teen said yes, Arancibia told police, and the three teens surrounded the couple.β€’ The law exempts youths accompanied by adults, working teens and married teens.
Related topics: Youth
teenteen2 adjective [only before noun] informal πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SSYrelating to teenagers or used by teenagers syn teenage πŸ”Š a rock star and teen idol πŸ”Š a teen magazine
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teenβ€’ teen actressesβ€’ Yes, teen birth rates have gone down a little of late.β€’ The resulting book falls somewhere between the teen diary / confessional genre and the academic feminist treatise.β€’ There is a growing recognition of the debilitating effects of teen drug use, teen pregnancy and violence.β€’ Brown is a big color at the teen level.β€’ Next up could be photos in teen magazines and fan letters.β€’ So alarming is the frequency of adolescent childbirth that President Clinton recently announced a community-oriented campaign to prevent teen pregnancy.β€’ teen smokingβ€’ In fact, over the past four years, total teen volunteer hours increased by a magnificent 17 percent.

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