Definition of "juvenile"
  1. This refers to a person who, according to the law, has not yet reached the specified age set by law to be legally considered an adult—often 18 years—in the context of being accused of a criminal act
How to use "juvenile" in a sentence
  1. The offender, being a juvenile, was sent to a correctional center instead of a traditional prison.
  2. The parents of the juvenile were held responsible for his actions in the case.
  3. The court processed his case through the juvenile justice system rather than adult court due to his age.

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