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young

adjective uk   /jʌŋ/ us  
A1 having lived or existed for only a short time and not old: young adults/children His girlfriend's very young. The trees in this part of the forest are still quite young. Philippa is the youngest person in the family. Angela is two years younger than Clare.Describing people who are young suitable for young people: young fashion/ideas Be honest now - do you think this dress is a bit/too young for me (= is more suitable for someone younger)?Describing people who are young look young for your age to look younger than you really areDescribing people who are young

young

noun [plural] uk   /jʌŋ/ us  
the young B2 young people considered together as a group: I have nothing against miniskirts, but I think they're strictly for the young.Young people the babies of an animal: Meanwhile, the mother flies back to the nest to feed her young.Animal reproduction
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