juvenile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin iuvenilis, from iuvenis (young)

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Adjective[edit]

juvenile (comparative more juvenile, superlative most juvenile)

  1. young; not fully developed
  2. characteristic of youth or immaturity; childish

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Noun[edit]

juvenile (plural juveniles)

  1. a prepubescent child
  2. a person not legally of age, or who is younger than may be charged with an offence
  3. an animal that is not sexually mature
  4. an actor playing a child's role

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

juvenīle

  1. nominative neuter singular of juvenīlis
  2. accusative neuter singular of juvenīlis
  3. vocative neuter singular of juvenīlis