Wiktionary:Word of the day/August 12

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Word of the day for August 12
juvenile n
  1. A prepubescent child.
  2. A person younger than the age of majority; a minor.
  3. (law) A person younger than the age of full criminal responsibility, such that the person either cannot be held criminally liable or is subject to less severe forms of punishment.
  4. (literature) A publication for young adult readers.
  5. (theater) An actor playing a child's role.
  6. (zoology) A sexually immature animal.
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