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youngster

noun [C] uk   /ˈjʌŋ.stər/ us    /-stɚ/
C1 a young person, usually an older child: The scheme is for youngsters between the ages of ten and 16.
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in Korean 청소년…
in Arabic فَتى…
in Portuguese jovem…
in Catalan jove…
in Japanese 青少年…
in Italian giovane, ragazzo, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 年輕人, 少年…
in Russian подросток, молодой человек…
in Turkish çocuk, genç, genç kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 年轻人, 少年…
in Polish chłopak, dziewczyna…
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