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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The period of childhood just before the onset of puberty, often designated as between the ages of 10 and 12 in girls and 11 and 13 in boys.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the period between childhood and adolescence

Etymologies

pre- +‎ adolescence (Wiktionary)

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