Definition Youth

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Definition

youth: adolescence, childhood; young people, teenagers, the younger generation
noun
I was a rebel in my youth, but I calmed down in my 20s.
This is a youth club. You must be under 21 to enter.

a youth: a young person, an adolescent, a teenager
noun
There are some youths playing football at the park. I asked if I could play but they told me "get lost old man!"

Pronunciation examples
UK: A gang of youths set fire to my car last night.
US: I was quite the rebel in my youth.

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