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Juvenile Delinquency

juvenile delinquency n

: a violation of the law committed by a juvenile that would have been a crime if committed by an adult
;also
: antisocial behavior by juveniles that is subject to legal action



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.