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English definition of “youth”

youth

noun [S or U] (PERIOD/STATE)    /juːθ/
B2 the period of your life when you are young , or the state of being young : I was a fairly good football player in my youth. The first volume is the author's account of his misspent youth in the bars of Dublin. He looks like a man who's found the secret to eternal youth (= staying young ). You may not have played tennis as often as him, but at least you've got youth on your side (= you are young ).Stages of life
(Definition of youth noun (PERIOD/STATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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