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n. pl. youths (yo͞oths, yo͞othz)
a. The condition or quality of being young: Travel while you still have your youth.
b. The time of life between childhood and maturity: He was rebellious in his youth.
c. An early period of development or existence: a nation in its youth.
a. A young person, especially a young male in late adolescence.
b. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Young people considered as a group.
3. Geology The first stage in the erosion cycle.
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youthAdolescence Vox populi
1. A nebulously defined period of development between puberty and maturity.
2. A young person.
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The period between childhood and maturity.
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