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Spanish translation: Adolescente

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10:10 Aug 3, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: teenager
Teenager -- the age between the 12 and below and 20 and above
Beverly Wills
Spanish translation:Adolescente
Explanation:
Se llaman así en español, porque es una edad difícil en la que los jóvenes "adolescen" (sufren) de todos los cambios hormonales y psicológicos.

Good luck! :)
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Elinor Thomas
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Adolescente
Carmen Hernaiz
na +1Adolescente/jovenxxxkropotkin
na +1Adolescente
Elinor Thomas
naAdolescente. See below, please.Yolizma Zayas
naComentario para inmalb
Elinor Thomas
naQuinceañeroInmaculada Lopez
najóvenes
Hinara


  

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2 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Adolescente


Explanation:
Esa es la respuesta.
Se llaman así, porque los "teens" son thirteen, fourteen, etc.
Pero en español, es "Adolescente"

Carmen Hernaiz
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5 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Adolescente


Explanation:
Se llaman así en español, porque es una edad difícil en la que los jóvenes "adolescen" (sufren) de todos los cambios hormonales y psicológicos.

Good luck! :)

Elinor Thomas
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Carmen Hernaiz
  -> gracias! :-)

agree  NoraBellettieri
904 days
  -> gracias! :-)
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55 mins
jóvenes


Explanation:
Yes, "adolescente" is the most accurate to describe a person of that age. However, it is not uncommon for the word jóvenes to be used to describe people in their youth.


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Hinara
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Local time: 19:47
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Carmen Hernaiz
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55 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Adolescente/joven


Explanation:
Adolescente is the most appropiate one (plural: adolescentes)
Joven can be sometimes used (plural: jóvenes) and it has a similar meaning, the difference between these two terms is very slght, though "joven" also means young.
According to the context you can use both of them indistinctly.

xxxkropotkin
Local time: 21:47
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Carmen Hernaiz

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2 hrs
Quinceañero


Explanation:
Depending on the meaning I think this can be the most accurate translation, someone in his/her teens, because "adolescente" is more referred to younger boys and girls, not to someone close to be eighteen (that is how I understand it).

Inmaculada Lopez

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2 hrs
Comentario para inmalb


Explanation:
De acuerdo con los estudios psicológicos efectuados en la última década, la adolescencia comienza alrededor de los 12 años (o cuando los jóvenes comienzan a desarrollarse) y dura... HASTA LOS 30!!!! Antes se consideraba que abarcaba a los "teens", pero ahora ya no... ¿será que al género humano le está costando cada vez más "madurar" (sea lo que esto fuere)?
Saludos!!

Elinor Thomas
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9 hrs
Adolescente. See below, please.


Explanation:
Buena respuesta Serena!!! Claro la palabra es adolescente. Quinceñero la palabra lo dice claramente, es alguien de quince años. Como opción se podría usar la palabra más general que son jóvenes... o más acá.... los chavos.


Suerte,

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Yolizma Zayas
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