Definición de juvenile en inglés:

juvenile

Saltos de línea: ju¦ven|ile
Pronunciación: /ˈdʒuːvənʌɪl
 
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adjetivo

  • 1For or relating to young people: juvenile crime
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    • Talk to people who live on the Brunshaw estate and the same themes come up time and time again: crime, juvenile nuisance, drug dealing, vandalism and anti-social behaviour.
    • But there are issues that should be tackled immediately, especially in the field of juvenile crime.
    • As juvenile crime rises, here and across the country, tonight's confessions of a York teenager make provocative reading.
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  • 1.1Denoting a theatrical or film role representing a young person: the romantic juvenile lead
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    • Over 3,000 boys have already been seen, and the musical's appetite for new talent will remain high throughout its run, with cast changes a legal requirement for the juvenile actors every six months.
    • She didn't suffer fools gladly, which seemed to include all the juvenile actors she had to work with in TV.
    • The next day he received a letter from London saying his audition for the juvenile lead in a musical comedy had been successful.
  • 1.2Relating to young birds and animals: the prey of juvenile owls juvenile mortality in whelks
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    • Juvenile plumage is seldom seen in Washington, although some birds in juvenile plumage can be seen in the eastern flyway.
    • In juvenile birds, females were much more philopatric than males as indicated by the ratio being much less than one for both Alberta and Saskatchewan in Figure 4.
    • Certainly juvenile animals are a common prey of large carnivores today, and it is no surprise that similar patterns should have played out in the past.

sustantivo

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  • 1A young person.
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    • It promises efforts to correct behavioural problems among juveniles and to adopt changes to educational programmes, with new curricula, texts and teaching methods to reduce stress on kids.
    • The judging panel were impressed with the vast range of sporting activity being provided for all ages within the parish, particularly the emphasis being put upon juveniles - boys and girls.
    • The club caters for juniors and juveniles on Fridays from 7.30 to 11 pm and for adults only on Wednesday nights from 7.30 to 11 pm.
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  • 1.1 Law A person below the age at which ordinary criminal prosecution is possible (18 in most countries): the law relating to the sentencing of juveniles
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    • But legal considerations plausibly have a great deal to do with increases in incarceration, capital punishment, and criminal prosecution of juveniles.
    • While the age of juveniles in the criminal justice system will be raised from 17 to 18, the only other change will see significant new powers put into the hands of the police.
    • In my judgment, Parliament has clearly, in sections 39 and 49, drawn a distinction between juveniles appearing in youth courts and juveniles appearing in adult courts.
  • 1.2An actor playing a juvenile role.
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    • Just 18, she played her first lead role in the film: she had been a juvenile in her previous appearance.
    • But, now and then, a juvenile comes along who actually deserves to be called an 'actor'.
    • Bill specialized in likeable but none-too-bright juveniles and young leads.
  • 1.3A young bird or animal: the light-coloured plumage of a juvenile
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    • Investigators have also observed newly independent juveniles preying on young of the same or related species.
    • The high disparity of young juveniles may seem surprising given the perception that embryos and larvae are typically more similar than adults.
    • We found evidence indicating that increased movement rates may increase the risk of predation for adult birds but not juveniles.

Derivativos

juvenility

Pronunciación: /-ˈnɪlɪti/
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  • I was disgusted by the juvenility and meanness running through it all.
  • It simply seems to have been made from the leftovers of yesterday's juvenility.
  • In their pursuit of youth, men of my generation show some worrying signs of juvenility.

Origen

early 17th century: from Latin juvenilis, from juvenis 'young, a young person'.

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