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noun de·lin·quen·cy \di-ˈliŋ-kwən-sē, -ˈlin-\
plural de·lin·quen·cies

Medical Definition of DELINQUENCY

:  conduct that is out of accord with accepted behavior or the law; especially :  juvenile delinquency
July 06, 2015
categorical Hear it
absolute or relating to a category
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