juvenile delinquent


: a juvenile who commits an act of juvenile delinquency compare status offender, youthful offender

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“Juvenile delinquent.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/juvenile%20delinquent. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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