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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
youth /ju:θ/
  • danh từ
    • tuổi trẻ, tuổi xuân, tuổi thanh niên, tuổi niên thiếu
      • the days of youth: thời kỳ niên thiếu
      • from youth upwards: từ lúc còn trẻ, từ nhỏ
      • the enthusiasm of youth: nhiệt tình của tuổi trẻ
    • (nghĩa bóng) buổi ban đầu; thời non trẻ
      • the youth of civilization: buổi ban đầu của nền văn minh
      • the youth of a nation: thời kỳ non trẻ của một quốc gia
    • thanh niên; tầng lớp thanh niên, lứa tuổi thanh niên
      • a promising youth: một thanh niên đầy hứa hẹn
      • a bevy of youths: một đám thanh niên
      • the youth of one country: lứa tuổi thanh niên của một nước
      • The Communist Youth League: Đoàn thanh niên cộng sản
      • The Ho Chi Minh Labour Youth Union: Đoàn thanh niên lao động Hồ Chí Minh
Concise Dictionary
youthsjuːθ
noun
+a young person (especially a young man or boy)
+young people collectively
+the time of life between childhood and maturity
+early maturity; the state of being young or immature or inexperienced
+an early period of development
+the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 childhood, boyhood, girlhood, young manhood, young womanhood, prepubescence, pubescence, adolescence, salad days; immaturity, minority:
In our youth we do many foolish things we might later regret.
2 child, youngster, schoolchild, teenager, teen, minor, juvenile, adolescent; boy, schoolboy, stripling, young boy or man, lad, laddie, whippersnapper; girl, lass, lassie, schoolgirl, maid, maiden, Literary damsel, demoiselle, mademoiselle, Colloq kid, (little) shaver, US and Canadian tad, Slang teeny-bopper, Brit sprog:
As youths, they used to spend time at rock concerts.
3 children, youngsters, juveniles, adolescents, young people, young, Colloq kids:
The youth of today have little respect for their elders.
Advanced English Dictionary
1 [U] the time of life when a person is young, especially the time before a child becomes an adult: He had been a talented musician in his youth. + She regrets that she spent her youth travelling and not studying.
2 [U] the quality or state of being young: She brings to the job a rare combination of youth and experience. + His youth gives him an advantage over the other runners.
3 [C] (often disapproving) a young man: The fight was started by a gang of youths.
4 (also the youth) [pl.] young people considered as a group: the nation's youth + the youth of today + youth culture + youth unemployment
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 period of your life when you are young

ADJ.

early | unhappy | lost
nostalgia for her lost youth
| misspent
His lack of qualifications was taken as a sign of a misspent youth.

VERB + YOUTH

spend
She spent much of her youth in Hong Kong.
| idle away, waste
He wasted his youth in front of a computer screen.

PREP.

during your ~
She contracted the disease during her youth.
| from ~
from youth to maturity
| in your ~
He started going to discos in his early youth.
| since your ~
I haven't danced since my youth!
| throughout your ~
He played football throughout his youth.

PHRASES

not in the first flush of youth
Though no longer in the first flush of youth she's still remarkably energetic.
| scenes from/of sb's youth

2 being young

ADJ.

extreme
Her extreme youth was against her.
| comparative | eternal
in search of eternal youth

VERB + YOUTH

have
You still have your youth?that's the main thing.

3 young person

ADJ.

male | black, white | callow
He was a callow youth when he joined the newspaper.
| pimply, spotty
She's going out with some spotty youth.
| fresh-faced | gangling

QUANT.

gang, group

4 young people

ADJ.

modern
the aspirations of modern youth
| local | urban | working-class | delinquent, disaffected | unemployed | educated | gilded
(figurative) a club for the gilded youth (= rich and spoilt young people)of London

YOUTH + NOUN

culture | club, group, movement, organization, subculture, work | leader, worker | employment, unemployment, training | court, crime, custody
a crackdown on youth crime

PHRASES

the youth of today



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