Share this entry

Share this page

juvenile delinquency

Saltos de línea: ju¦ven|ile de|lin|quency

Definición de juvenile delinquency en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The habitual committing of criminal acts or offences by a young person, especially one below the age at which ordinary criminal prosecution is possible.
Example sentences
  • Children who show low levels of peer acceptance and social competence are at risk for dropping out of school, juvenile delinquency, and adult criminal behavior.
  • Other criminal cases which showed an increase in 2000 included homicide, juvenile delinquency, torture and arson.
  • In the past decade, on average, the rate of juvenile delinquency remained at between 10 to 14 per cent of the criminal offenses in the city.

Derivados

juvenile delinquent

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Juvenile deliquents have also been found to have a great many drinking problems.
  • Through this project, qualified support will be given to juvenile deliquents and their parents.

Definición de juvenile delinquency en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día resilient
Pronunciación: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…