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How to Pronounce Adolescent: Learn how to pronounce Adolescent in English correctly

Learn how to say Adolescent correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word adolescent:

adjective
(of a young person) in the process of developing from a child into an adult:
many parents find it hard to understand their adolescent children
relating to or characteristic of adolescence:
his adolescent years
adolescent problems
noun
an adolescent boy or girl:
the books are aimed at children and adolescents
Origin:

late Middle English (as a noun): via French from Latin adolescent- ‘coming to maturity’, from adolescere, from ad- ‘to’ + alescere ‘grow, grow up’, from alere ‘nourish’. The adjective dates from the late 18th century