young offender

noun

British
: a criminal who is under the age of 18

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Recent Examples on the Web Under current law, the juvenile justice system loses jurisdiction over a young offender after his or her 19th birthday. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 7 May 2024

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“Young offender.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/young%20offender. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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