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English definition of “young”


adjective     /jʌŋ/
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
(Definition of young adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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