juvenile delinquency(redirected from juvenile deliquent)
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Antisocial or criminal behavior by juveniles.
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(Law) antisocial or criminal conduct by juvenile delinquents
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illegal or antisocial behavior by a minor, constituting a matter for action by the juvenile courts.
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|Noun||1.||juvenile delinquency - an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor|
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