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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 young /ˈjʌŋ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 young /ˈjəŋ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Young a. [Compar. Younger superl. Youngest ]
 1. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.
    For he so young and tender was of age.   --Chaucer.
    =\“Whom the gods love, die young,” has been too long carelessly said; . . . whom the gods love, live young forever.\=   --Mrs. H. H. Jackson.
 2. Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.
    While the fears of the people were young.   --De Foe.
 3. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
    Come, come, elder brother, you are too young in this.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Young, n. The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.
 [The egg] bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclosed
 Their callow young.   --Milton.
 With young, with child; pregnant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (used of living things especially persons) in an early
             period of life or development or growth; "young
             people" [syn: immature] [ant: old]
      2: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development;
         before complete maturity; "new potatoes"; "young corn"
         [syn: new]
      n 1: any immature animal [syn: offspring]
      2: United States film and television actress (1913-2000) [syn:
         Loretta Young]
      3: United States civil rights leader (1921-1971) [syn: Whitney
         Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr.]
      4: British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave
         theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of
         color vision; he also played an important role in
         deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone
         (1773-1829) [syn: Thomas Young]
      5: United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959) [syn: Pres
         Young, Lester Willis Young]
      6: English poet (1683-1765) [syn: Edward Young]
      7: United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
         [syn: Cy Young, Danton True Young]
      8: United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after
         the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon
         exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)
         [syn: Brigham Young]
      9: young people collectively; "rock music appeals to the
         young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt" [syn: youth]
         [ant: aged]
      [also: youngest, younger]