pre-adolescent

preadolescent

[pree-ad-l-es-uhnt]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to preadolescence or a preadolescent.
noun
2.
a person who is in the preadolescent years.

Origin:
1905–10; pre- + adolescent

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preadolescent (ˌpriːædəˈlɛsənt)
 
n
1.  a person who has not yet reached adolescence
 
adj
2.  of or relating to the period before adolescence

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