juvenile


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juvenile

1. (of animals or plants) not yet fully mature
2. of or denoting young birds that have developed their first plumage of adult feathers
3. Geology occurring at the earth's surface for the first time; new
4. a juvenile person, animal, or plant
5. an actor who performs youthful roles
6. a book intended for young readers
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"Or put it, my juvenile friends," said Chadband, stimulated by the sound, "that the unnatural parents of this slumbering heathen--for parents he had, my juvenile friends, beyond a doubt--after casting him forth to the wolves and the vultures, and the wild dogs and the young gazelles, and the serpents, went back to their dwellings and had their pipes, and their pots, and their flutings and their dancings, and their malt liquors, and their butcher's meat and poultry, would THAT be Terewth?"
Fine acting by the leading juvenile? We have that, but it is not enough.
Pickwick, as the juveniles turned away, after being presented.
The old face, calm and pleasant as ever; the complexion, quite juvenile in its bloom and clearness; the same smile; the wonted precision and elegance of dress; the white, well-ordered teeth; the delicate hands; the composed and quiet manner; everything as it used to be: no mark of age or passion, envy, hate, or discontent: all unruffled and serene, and quite delightful to behold.
Sparsit's juvenile career with every possible advantage, and showered waggon-loads of early roses all over that lady's path.
Activists dealing with child rights issues said that it was binding on the provincial government to establish Juvenile Justice Committees (JJC) for each sessions division within three months of enactment of the said law, but so far the government had failed to comply with it.
Juvenile prisoners in Pakistani jails are classified in four categories:
While prisons across the country fail to fulfil their rehabilitative role in general, the principal victims of this failure are juvenile delinquents- they are more impressionable than adult offenders and thus, have a higher chance of re-entering and contributing to society as responsible citizens.
The Juvenile Justice System (JIS) Act of 2018 is a new law, which has been enacted by the federal government earlier this year.
The Commissioner Human Rights along with officials visited the juvenile jail and inspected its different sections.
According to youth.gov, suicide among youth in contact with the juvenile justice system occurs at a rate that is four times greater than the rate among youth in the general population.