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adjective uk   /ˈdʒuː.vən.aɪl/  us   /-nəl/
C1 formal or specialized law relating to a young person who is not yet old enough to be considered an adult: juvenile crime/offenders disapproving silly and typical of a child: juvenile behaviour a juvenile sense of humour


noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒuː.vən.aɪl/  us   /-nəl/
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