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English noun: adolescence

1. adolescence (time) the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood

Broader (hypernym)time of life

Part holonymgenital phase, genital stage, puberty, pubescence

Part meronymyouth

2. adolescence (state) in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

Broader (hypernym)immatureness, immaturity

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