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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·o·les·cent /-sṇt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ad·o·les·cent /-ṇt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·o·les·cent a.  Growing; advancing from childhood to maturity.
 Schools, unless discipline were doubly strong,
 Detain their adolescent charge too long.   --Cowper.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·o·les·cent, n. A youth.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent;
             "adolescent problems"
      2: being of the age 13 through 19; "teenage mothers"; "the teen
         years" [syn: teen, teenage, teenaged]
      3: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent
         insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their
         behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes" [syn: jejune, juvenile,
      4: in the state of development between puberty and maturity;
         "adolescent boys and girls"
      n : a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity [syn: stripling,