[ pree-ad-l-es-uh nt ]
/ ˌpri æd lˈɛs ənt /
of or relating to preadolescence or a preadolescent.
a person who is in the preadolescent years.
Origin of preadolescent
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/ (ˌpriːædəˈlɛsənt) /
a person who has not yet reached adolescence
of or relating to the period before adolescence
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