emerging adulthood


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emerging adulthood

(i-merj'ing a-dult'hud?)
A period of personal development in which young adults (between about 18 and 25 years old) become less dependent on their parents but have not yet completed their education, established a durable relationship with another person, formed a family, or entered the work force.
Synonym: prolonged adolescenceemerging adult
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