how to pronounce adolescence


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the above transcription of adolescence is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

adolescence is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of adolescence in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… this was looking at adolescence what we …”

meanings of adolescence


  1. The transitional period of physical and psychological development between childhood and maturity.

adolescence frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word adolescence occurs in english on average 2.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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