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juvenile court

Syllabification: ju·ve·nile court

Definition of juvenile court in English:

noun

A court of law responsible for the trial or legal supervision of children under a specified age (18 in most countries).
Example sentences
  • And then when the minor turns 21, he is no longer under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, and at that time it becomes a civil debt.
  • In addition, historians have demonstrated that not only was there conflict within juvenile courts, but that juvenile courts were also buffeted by external political conflicts.
  • It created intellectual property courts, consumer courts, juvenile courts and family courts.

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