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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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'Parents usually worry about menarche being too early or too late for their preteens. It is of concern only if menses have not begun by 15 years old.
Readers' Favorite is proud to announce that "True Colors" by Krysten Lindsay Hager is a Gold Medal Winner in the Children - Preteen category in our 2016 International Book Award Contest.
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The guideline reveals that continued research is needed to further our understanding of concussion and concussion management, especially in the preteen and adolescent populations.
In conjunction with the launch of the Smartphone for Juniors, the company's "dmenu(TM)" portal will introduce a dedicated site that provides users with access to content and information tailored to preteens, such as weather and educational content.
Most likely, she added, preteens who pick these clothes aren't doing so out of a desire to appear sexual, but out of a desire to fit in and look stylish.
Although significantly more preteens and adolescents are being vaccinated than indicated in previous studies, estimates from previous studies did not reflect the specific ages at which the individuals received the vaccines.
As teenagers or preteens, just the sound of the word "acne" is enough to make us cringe.
Citra captures the tenuous feelings of manipulation and trust, longing and belonging, that Melissa, like other preteens, experiences.
In general, those young people who began using marijuana as preteens were more likely to be dependent on more than one substance.
One of girls interrupted to ask: "Can real penguins be more colors than just black and white?" She went on to explain that, in Club Penguin (CP;, a shared virtual environment for preteens, her penguin could be any color, even pink!
Enquiries: 029 2087 8100 High School Musical@ Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff (Monday to Friday) WILL it ever lose its appeal for the preteens? Probably not.