the youth


: the young people
The show sends a strong message to the youth of America.
The city's youth need strong role models.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Mack stays in touch with the youth, who at first didn’t want to participate in anything and was prone to blowups. La Risa R. Lynch, Journal Sentinel, 11 Apr. 2023 His music resonated with the youth. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 15 Mar. 2023 When his son and nephew entered the youth program 11 years ago, Nate jumped in. Zachary Lyons,, 5 Apr. 2023 Other members include juvenile judges, civil, administrative, criminal and family judges and the chairman of the youth services advisory board. Josephine Peterson, Dallas News, 4 Apr. 2023 The student courted the youth vote, organized rallies and protests in districts across the country, and capitalized on media attention to keep the issue on the front-burner. Julian Zelizer, CNN, 1 Apr. 2023 The last were initially known as revivalists of Mod, the youth movement that gave Williamson’s duo half of its name. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 29 Mar. 2023 Israel qualified for the youth tournament for the first time in its history. Jon Emont, WSJ, 29 Mar. 2023 The lack of acquisitions in left field and shortstop are a credit to the youth movement. Daniel Kohn, SPIN, 29 Mar. 2023 See More

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“The youth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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