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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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Our divisions include Pre-Teen (10-12), Teen (13-18), Miss(19-30), Mrs.(21-56) as well as our new divisions Princess (4-6), Little Miss (5-7), and Ms.(35-56).
During questioning Hull said he had used a search engine to view hardcore images of pre-teens, the court heard.
When adults were asked about beliefs and social norms related to sex and birth control use by teens, chi-square tests revealed differences in categories with 73.06% of parents and 59.76% of non-parents "strongly" or "somewhat" agreeing that most parents talk openly with their teens or pre-teens about waiting to have sex [x2 (1, n = 930) = 22.68, p < .0001] (see Table 2 for adult's beliefs about social norms).
Her mum Claire said: "Chloe currently holds the title for the Pre-Teen section which she won at e O2 London last July.
Matthew Holding, 15, has made it through to the regional finals of TeenStar, a brand new talent competition for teens and pre-teens, and will now be performing at the live stages.
But pre-teens are consumers, too, and the back-to-school season is probably their No.
London, Jan 14 ( ANI ): A series of home videos have emerged on the Internet which show a pre-teen Angelina Jolie belting out tunes while dressed in bizarre fancy dresses.
Cemetery Girl offers a missing person story that's gripping and evocative and tells of a girl who is kidnapped as a pre-teen, vanishing from her perfect home without a trace.
That could lead to a network of family support workers who could take appropriate action where pre-teen sex is an issue.
Growing Up NASCAR: Racing's Most Outrageous Promoter Tells All provides an intriguing survey by a man who as a pre-teen attended the first NASCAR race in Charlotte in 1949 and loved it so much that it became his life's work.
Carl Pickhardt Ph.D.; WHY GOOD KIDS ACT CRUEL: THE HIDDEN TRUTH ABOUT THE PRE-TEEN YEARS; Sourcebooks Inc.
Girls growing up on the autism spectrum; what parents and professionals should know about the pre-teen and teenage years.