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young adult offender Line breaks: young adult of|fend¦er

Definition of young adult offender in English:


(In the UK) a criminal from 18 to 20 years of age.
Example sentences
  • The young adult offenders are assigned to a young adult offenders facility.
  • Across regions, young adult offenders are turning over at the greatest rate in federal institutions.
  • In 2004, it was estimated that the costs of crime attributable to young adult offenders was £19.2 billion.
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