English - Vietnamese Dictionary
youth /ju:θ/Concise Dictionary
- 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
+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
Advanced English Dictionary
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.
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.Collocation Dictionary
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
1 period of your life when you are young
early | unhappy | lost
nostalgia for her lost youth
His lack of qualifications was taken as a sign of a misspent youth.
VERB + YOUTH
She spent much of her youth in Hong Kong.
| idle away, waste
He wasted his youth in front of a computer screen.
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.
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
Her extreme youth was against her.
| comparative | eternal
in search of eternal youth
VERB + YOUTH
You still have your youth?that's the main thing.
3 young person
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
4 young people
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
the youth of today
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