preadolescent

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adjective

pre·​ad·​o·​les·​cent -ˌad-ᵊl-ˈes-ᵊnt How to pronounce preadolescent (audio)
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: of, characteristic of, or occurring during preadolescence
preadolescent changes
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: being in the stage of preadolescence
a preadolescent girl

preadolescent

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noun

: a preadolescent child

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“Preadolescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/preadolescent. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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