Meaning of “juvenile delinquent” in the English Dictionary

"juvenile delinquent" in British English

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juvenile delinquentnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdʒuː.vən.aɪl dɪˈlɪŋ.kwənt/ us /ˌdʒuː.vən.nəl dɪˈlɪŋ.kwənt/

(Definition of “juvenile delinquent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"juvenile delinquent" in American English

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juvenile delinquentnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdʒu·vəˌnɑɪl dɪˈlɪŋ·kwənt, -nəl/

a young person, usually under 18, who commits a crime

(Definition of “juvenile delinquent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)