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youth

noun
 
 
/juːθ/
YOUNG MAN [C] a young man: gangs of youthsYoung peopleKinds of menMen and women
YOUNG PEOPLE [group] B1 young people generally: the youth of today a youth clubYoung peopleDescribing age and birthdays
sb's youth B2 the period of time when someone is young: I was very shy in my youth.Describing age and birthdaysDescribing people who are young
QUALITY [U] the quality of being youngDescribing age and birthdays
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