Definition of underage in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʌndərˌeɪdʒ


  • 1(Of a person) too young to engage legally in a particular activity, especially drinking alcohol or having sex: I’m underage-I’m not allowed in pubs unlawful sex with an underage girl
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    • She also accused the police of not acting quickly enough to stop certain off-licences in the area serving alcohol to under-age people.
    • Questions were also asked about the problem of youngsters drinking and off-licences selling alcohol to under-age teenagers.
    • Kirkwall police have once again expressed their growing concern over the quantity of alcohol being confiscated from under-age teenagers in the town.
  • 1.1 [attributive] (Of an activity) engaged in by people who are under age: underage drinking
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    • Adults to refrain from drinking at under-age functions and Clubs to prohibit advertising at underage events.
    • The parents can help or supervise at under-age training, take a turn in bringing players to matches or maybe help with fund-raising.
    • As a mark of respect to her memory the weekly LOTTO was postponed while senior and under-age training was cancelled.

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