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tween

play
preposition \ˈtwēn\

Definition of tween

  1. :  between

Origin and Etymology of tween

Middle English twene, short for betwene


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tween

noun

Definition of tween

  1. :  preteen

Examples of tween in a Sentence

  1. a movie that appeals to tweens

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Origin and Etymology of tween

blend of between and 1teen


TWEEN Defined for English Language Learners

tween

noun

Definition of tween for English Language Learners

  • : a boy or girl who is 11 or 12 years old


Medical Dictionary

Tween

play
trademark \ˈtwēn\

Medical Definition of Tween

  1. —used for any of several preparations of polysorbates

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