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"Juveniles" is a form of "juvenile", an adjective which is often translated as "infantil". "Youngsters" is a form of "youngster", a noun which is often translated as "el/la joven". Learn more about the difference between "juveniles" and "youngsters" below.
juvenile
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lacking maturity)
a. infantil
The movie was just awful. It was nothing but a bunch of crude, juvenile humor.La película estuvo pésima. Era puro humor grosero e infantil.
b. pueril
I'm not going to humor your juvenile whims.No voy a seguirte la corriente con tus caprichos pueriles.
2. (legal)
a. juvenil
Wilson was sentenced to a year in a center for juvenile delinquents.Wilson fue sentenciado a un año en un centro para delincuentes juveniles.
b. de menores
Due to the age of the plaintiff, the case will be handled in juvenile court.Debido a la edad de la acusada, el caso se procesará en un tribunal de menores.
3. (for young people)
a. juvenil
Paterson is one of the country's most popular authors of juvenile fiction.Paterson es uno de los autores de ficción juvenil más populares del país.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (young person)
a. el menor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la menor
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Juveniles are not allowed to go into that video store.Los menores no tienen permitido entrar a esa tienda de videos.
b. el joven
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la joven
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The witness said the attacker was a juvenile.El testigo dijo que el atacante era un joven.
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youngster
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (young person)
a. el joven
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la joven
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Youngsters need guidance, but they also need to have the freedom to make mistakes.Los jóvenes necesitan orientación, pero también deben tener libertad para equivocarse.
b. el chico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la chica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Franco approached one of the youngsters and asked how much a newspaper cost.Franco se acercó a uno de los chicos y le preguntó cuánto costaba un periódico.
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