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1. Relating to or designed for children especially between the ages of 10 and 12.
2. Being a child especially between the ages of 10 and 12; preadolescent.
A preteen boy or girl.
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PHILADELPHIA -- Five Below, the leading retailer of extreme-value merchandise for teens and pre-teens, today announced the company's expansion into Chicago with the signing of 12 store leases.
The pre-teen sector has generally performed better than teenage magazines, with cover-price revenue from the former category having more than doubled between 2004 and 2008.
By that time, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will have targeted approximately 13,000 pre-teen children in its 29-county service area of Western Pennsylvania.
Inappropriate Internet Use, Rapid Weight Loss in Pre-Teens May Be Danger Signs for Kids with Eating Disorders
Michelle Elliott, director of charity Kidscape, called on parents to boycott cosmetics aimed at pre-teens.
A new study suggests that they are also important for pre-teen girls.
Pre-teen Jenna Rink just wants to grow up--and fast (don't we all?
Like any pre-teen, Kailey is excited about getting a new movie theater and mall in town, but she is bummed to discover the development will destroy the tide pools in her pristine rocky cove.
The survey of pre-teen children in Newcastle and Glasgow found that almost a third of 10- to 12-year-olds have been exposed to drugs while hundreds have actually tried them.
Almost one third of pre-teen children in two British cities have been exposed to illegal drugs, according to a report just published.
Marissa Santana, 13-year-old daughter of Kim Jensen of Eugene and John Santana, has won the title of Miss Pre-Teen American Coed.
the over-the-top, stereotypical, poodle-carrying 11-year-old Michael on the show is the most offensive thing I have seen on prime time television in many years ["Pre-Stonewall Pre-teen," April 1].