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juvenile court

n. Law
A court having jurisdiction over matters involving children below a certain age, especially those who may be delinquent, in need of supervision, subject to adoption, or charged with committing a criminal offense, but are not be tried in adult criminal court.

juvenile court

n
(Law) the former name for youth court

ju′venile court′


n.
a law court having jurisdiction over youths, generally those of less than 18 years.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juvenile court - a court having jurisdiction over dependent and delinquent childrenjuvenile court - a court having jurisdiction over dependent and delinquent children
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
Translations

juvenile court

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