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subteen

[suhb-teen] /ˈsʌbˈtin/
noun
1.
a young person approaching the teens or adolescence.
2.
a range of even-numbered garment sizes, chiefly from 6 to 14, designed for girls under 13.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or designed for subteens:
subteen clothes.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; sub- + teen2
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British Dictionary definitions for subteen

subteen

/ˌsʌbˈtiːn/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian, rare) a young person who has not yet become a teenager
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