emancipated minor

Definition of "emancipated minor"
  1. A youth no longer under the care or supervision of their parents
How to use "emancipated minor" in a sentence
  1. Once he was declared an emancipated minor, he was allowed to make his own medical decisions.
  2. It was hard for the young actor to adjust to being an emancipated minor.
  3. She went to court to become an emancipated minor and live independently from her parents.

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