how to pronounce adolescent

/ˌædəˈlɛsənt/

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adolescent is pronounced in four syllables

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ædəlɛsənt

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

“… adult and adolescent uh medicine …”

meanings of adolescent

adjective:

  1. Of, relating to, or at the age of adolescence; at the stage between being a child and an adult.

noun:

  1. A person who is in adolescence; someone who has reached puberty but is not yet an adult.

words with pronunciation similar to adolescent

adolescence

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