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pre·teen

(prē′tēn′)
adj.
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.
n.
A preteen boy or girl.
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During questioning Hull said he had used a search engine to view hardcore images of pre-teens, the court heard.
The competition is divided into age categories - late teens 16-19, mid-teens 13-15, and the pre-teens, which Zoe is part of.
Teenagers and pre-teens this summer will spend more of their own money on back-to-school items.
In Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage Years (Jessica Kingsley 978-1-84310-855-9) Shana Nichols Gina Marie Moravcik and Samara Pulver Tetenbaum provide solid specific advice on teen issues--social life changing bodies friendships diet and nutrition self-reliance anxiety and more.
The results showed that pre-teen children who had a boyfriend or girlfriend were much more likely to become school smokers.
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.
Almost one third of pre-teen children in two British cities have been exposed to illegal drugs, according to a report just published.
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.
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].
BBC Magazines will be working with Disney Publishing Worldwide on magazine projects that focus on the publication of Disney-branded titles for the pre-teen magazine market in the UK.