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Anonymous asked in Pregnancy & ParentingAdolescent · 2 months ago

Are 18-19 year olds teens or adults?

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  • 1 month ago

    legally they are adults, in my country (New Zealand) you're legally allowed to drink, get married and do all other adult things at 18 years old.

    but i think physically they're still teens, I'm turning 18 in less than a month and i don't feel like an adult, i feel the same way I've felt the last 2 years and it's stressing me out, I'm not ready for adulthood lol

  • L
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    Both.  Legally, once a person turns 18-years of age, he or she is considered an Adult.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    TEENS. WHY? eighTEEN, nineTEEN. TEEN. TEEN. 

    Adults are those aged 21 and older.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Older teens/young adults.

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  • 2 months ago

    By law they are adults, if they do a crime they will get charged as an adult. There isn't no if, ands, or buts about it! But as long as it say "teen" at the end, it is a teenager but late teen classified as an adult!

  • 2 months ago

    Late teens and young adults.

  • 2 months ago

    No you are a child till 15.  They can not send you to prison under that age.  At 15 do a crime & off to prison you go. 

  • helene
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Why do people fixate so much on this INCREDIBLY UNIMPORTANT THING?

    Their AGE is a number ending in "teen."

    Their STATUS is adult.

    The names for the numbers existed for hundreds and thousands of years before there was ever a concept of "teenager." That was a 20th-century invention. It doesn't have any real meaning.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Both.

    For most, by 18 or 19, they have finished the required education (high school) and they can get a full time job.  (no hour restrictions based on age).  They can enter into contracts for renting apartments or taking out loans or credit cards.  (if they qualify - but age is not the factor that prevents it).  They can vote at 18.

    In some areas, they can even drink alcohol at 18 - but many areas still reserve that one for age 21 and older.

    So, their age still ends in "teen" - making them still a "teenager" but they can take on the responsibilities of being an adult.

  • mokrie
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    TEEN. As in eighteen. 

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