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juvenile delinquent

noun [C]  /ˈdʒu·vəˌnɑɪl dɪˈlɪŋ·kwənt, -nəl/ us  
a young person, usually under 18, who commits a crime
Translations of “juvenile delinquent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 少年犯…
in Russian малолетний преступник…
in Turkish suçlu genç, suç işlemiş çocuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 少年犯…
in Polish młodociany przestępca…
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