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teens

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plural noun

the numbers 13 through 19, especially in a progression, as the 13th through the 19th years of a lifetime or of a given or implied century.

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Origin of teens

1595–1605; teen (extracted from numbers with -teen as final element) + -s3
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British Dictionary definitions for teens

teens
/ (tiːnz) /

pl n

the years of a person's life between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive
all the numbers that end in -teen
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