juvenile delinquency

Definition of "juvenile delinquency"
  1. An act breaching the law that is committed by an underage person, which would be treated as a crime if it were performed by an adult
How to use "juvenile delinquency" in a sentence
  1. The increasing rates of juvenile delinquency in the city is a concerning issue for the local government.
  2. Reducing juvenile delinquency can be achieved through mentorship programs aimed at guiding young people.
  3. The policy focuses on actions to be taken in cases of juvenile delinquency, rather than mere punishment.

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