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adjective young pronunciation in American English /jʌŋ/
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adjectiveyoung
comparativeyounger
superlativeyoungest
  1. 1
    someone who is young has lived for only a short time
    She’s married with two young children.
    1. a.
      looking or behaving in a way that you would expect of a young person
      She has very young hands.
      be/look young for your age (=behave or seem as though you are younger than you really are)
      Denise looks really young for her age, doesn’t she?
    2. b.
      used about things that are appropriate for young people
      I’m afraid I think that dress is a little young for you.
  2. 2
    something that is young has existed for only a short time
    It’s still quite a young organization.
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