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minority

noun

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the transitional period between childhood and adulthood
  • a teenager during his minority has some of the rights of an adult, but not all

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The first known use of minority was in the 15th century

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“Minority.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/minority. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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