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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
References in classic literature ?
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?
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.
The Government in consultation with the concerned Session Judge shall establish the Juvenile Justice Committee for each session divisions', the draft bill document available with this scribe said.
On August 22 the Supreme Court allowed the Juvenile Justice Board to pronounce the order.
In addition to the impact of treatment and placement, treatment outcome data indicate that recidivism rates are generally low (5 to 15 percent) in male juvenile sex offenders.
Champion contends that each jurisdiction in the United States (1) has its own methods for processing juvenile offenders.
The objective is to identify the factors that influence the probability that juvenile offenders in Ohio will be processed in one of three possible dispositional alternatives or tracks: 1) Conventional juvenile; 2) Blended sentence (referred to as a Serious Youthful Offender or SYO); or 3) Transfer to the adult criminal justice system.
For the 10 years of 1998 through 2007, juvenile arrests for aggravated assault decreased more for males (22 percent) than for females (17 percent).
In Juvenile Justice in the Making, David Tanenhaus argues that, although the problems of the juvenile justice system may look entrenched now, the reforms at the turn of the last century resulted from a series of compromises between many organizations.
Sheriff's Detective Key Budge said the three-month investigation culminated with the arrests of approximately 40 gang members, half of whom were juveniles.