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youth

noun uk   /juːθ/ us  

youth noun (PERIOD/STATE)

B2 [S or U] 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).
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youth noun (BOY)

[C] disapproving a boy or a young man: Gangs of youths were throwing stones and bottles at the police.

youth noun (YOUNG PEOPLE)

B1 [U, + sing/pl verb] young people, both male and female, considered as a group: the youth of today the nation's disaffected youth
(Definition of youth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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