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young

adjective uk   us   /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. 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)?look young for your age to look younger than you really are
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noun [plural] uk   us   /jʌŋ/
the young B2 young people considered together as a group: I have nothing against miniskirts, but I think they're strictly for the young. the babies of an animal: Meanwhile, the mother flies back to the nest to feed her young.
Translations of “young”
in Arabic شاب, يافِع…
in Korean 어린…
in Malaysian muda…
in French jeune…
in Turkish genç…
in Italian giovane…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幼小的, 年輕的, (適合)年輕人的…
in Russian молодой, юный…
in Polish młody…
in Vietnamese non, trẻ…
in Spanish joven…
in Portuguese jovem…
in Thai เยาว์วัย…
in German jung…
in Catalan jove…
in Japanese (人や生物が)若い…
in Indonesian muda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幼小的, 年轻的, (适合)年轻人的…
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