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

 youth /ˈjuθ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Youth n.; pl. Youths or collectively Youth.
 1. The quality or state of being young; youthfulness; juvenility.  “In my flower of youth.”
 Such as in his face
 Youth smiled celestial.   --Milton.
 2. The part of life that succeeds to childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood.
 He wondered that your lordship
 Would suffer him to spend his youth at home.   --Shak.
    Those who pass their youth in vice are justly condemned to spend their age in folly.   --Rambler.
 3. A young person; especially, a young man.
    Seven youths from Athens yearly sent.   --Dryden.
 4. Young persons, collectively.
    It is fit to read the best authors to youth first.   --B. Jonson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a young person (especially a young man or boy) [syn: young
           person, younker, spring chicken]
      2: young people collectively; "rock music appeals to the
         young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt" [syn: young]
         [ant: aged]
      3: the time of life between childhood and maturity
      4: early maturity; the state of being young or immature or
      5: an early period of development; "during the youth of the
         project" [syn: early days]
      6: the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person
         [syn: youthfulness, juvenility]