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un·der·age 1

A deficient amount; a shortfall.

un·der·age 2

 (ŭn′dər-āj′) also un·der·aged (-ājd′)
Below the customary or legal age, as for drinking or consenting to sexual relations.


(ˌʌndərˈeɪdʒ) or


(Law) below the required or standard age, esp below the legal age for voting or drinking


(ˌʌn dərˈeɪdʒ)

being below the legal or required age.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underage - not of legal ageunderage - not of legal age; "minor children"  
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.underage - dependent by virtue of youthunderage - dependent by virtue of youth  
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"

underage 1


underage 2

Not yet a legal adult:
Law: minor.
thấp hơn tuổi quy định


[ˌʌndərˈeɪdʒ] ADJmenor de edad
he's underagees menor de edad


قاصِر nezletilý mindreårig minderjährig ανήλικος menor de edad alaikäinen mineur maloljetan minorenne 未成年の 미성년의 minderjarig mindreårig niepełnoletni menor de idade несовершеннолетний minderårig อายุต่ำกว่าที่กำหนด reşit olmayan thấp hơn tuổi quy định 未成年的


a. menor de edad.
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