preteenager


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pre·teen·ag·er

 (prē′tēn′ā′jər)
n.
A preteen.
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Noun1.preteenager - a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age); "little league is intended for the preteens"
juvenile, juvenile person - a young person, not fully developed
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I did my early "train-spotting" at Pengam (Mon) station as a preteenager as well as other stations mainly in south Wales, travelled on the last southbound passenger train from Brecon on Saturday December 29 1962, although some freight traffic continued over some parts of that system.
I did my early "train spotting" at Pengam (Mon) station as a preteenager as well as other stations mainly in South Wales, and travelled on the last southbound passenger train from Brecon on Saturday, December 29, 1962, although some freight traffic continued over some parts of that system.
Nearly half of the fathers (45%) had at least one child older than their preteenager. During the focus group discussions, fathers frequently referred to their experiences with their older children as well as with their preteenagers.
He said: " The film is almost complete and it explores how love is interpreted at different stages of life." The filmmaker said an eightyear- old would interpret love as infatuation and a preteenager would like to share comics and other things with the one he or she likes.
You think that being a librarian has something to do with reading books because as a teenager and a preteenager I was an avid reader so I thought being an avid reader means you should work in a bookstore or a library.
Participants' mean number of children was 2.8, and 46% had at least one child older than their preteenager (not shown).
(1) About half of the women-all of whom were nurses--said that they would have both a preteenage daughter and an older teenager (a 16-18-year-old) vaccinated, four in 10 said only an older teenage daughter, one in 10 said neither a pre-teenager nor an older teenager, and a negligable proportion said only a preteenager. Mothers' likelihood of intending to have a preteenage daughter vaccinated was positively associated with their beliefs about the necessity of regular Pap tests for their daughter and about the efficacy of the HPV vaccine.
We classified the gender of a preteenager's Mends as "all or mostly the same" if more than 60% were of the same sex as the respondent, as "all or mostly opposite" if fewer than 40% were of the same sex or as "approximately equal" if the proportion who were of the respondent's gender fell between 40% and 60%.
Learners' age range and characteristics that preteenagers and teenagers present at this precise moment of their lives is thus a current subject matter that cannot be disregarded by teacher education syllabi, exactly because adolescents do share common affective, intellectual, physical, and social features, no matter where they come from.
These studies concentrate on young children (3 to 6 years old) [5, 11, 12], children (7 to 8 years old) [4, 6], preteenagers (13 to 14 years old) [7], and adults [8, 14].
A close relationship with grandparents seems to be associated with having a more positive attitude toward their own aging among preteenagers (McGuinn & Mosher-Ashley, 2002).
We present here our experience with three cases of spermatic cord torsion with testicular and epididymal necrosis due to misdiagnosis presenting in preteenagers in winter season.