youth offender

youth offender

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  • youthful offender — noun or youth offender : a young lawbreaker usually between the ages of 16 and 22 who has not committed a crime punishable by death or life imprisonment and toward whom a criminal court may use juvenile court procedures to attempt rehabilitation… …   Useful english dictionary

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