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Definizione monolingua e traduzione young



Inglese grammatica

young


Verb

young (third-person singular simple present youngs, present participle younging, simple past and past participle younged)


  1. (informal or demography) To become or seem to become younger
    • 1993, Jacob S. Siegel, A Generation of Change, page 5:
      The aging (or younging) of a population refers to the fact that a population, as a unit of observation, is getting older (or younger).
  2. (informal or demography) To cause to appear younger
    • 1984, US Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports[1], page 74:
      Medicare data was ""younged"" by a month to achieve conformity with the conventional completed ages recorded in the census.
  3. (geology) To exhibit younging
    • 1994, R. Kerrich & D.A. Wyman, “The mesothermal gold-lamprophyre association”, Mineralogy and Petrology, DOI:10.1007/BF01159725: 
      Shoshonitic magmatism younged southwards in the Superior Province, commensurate with the southwardly diachronous accretion of allochthonous subprovinces.
    • 2001 November 23, Paul Tapponnier et al., “Oblique Stepwise Rise and Growth of the Tibet Plateau”[2], Science, volume 294, number 5547, DOI:10.1126/science.105978, pages 1671-1677: 
      The existence of magmatic belts younging northward implies that slabs of Asian mantle subducted one after another under ranges north of the Himalayas.
Noun

young (uncountable)


  1. People who are young; young beings.
  2. The younger generation.
  3. Offspring.
    The lion caught a gnu to feed its young.
Adjective

young (comparative younger, superlative youngest)


  1. In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.
    A lamb is a young sheep.
    These picture books are for young readers.
    The age of space travel is still young.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice:
      ""What a charming amusement for young people this is, Mr. Darcy! There is nothing like dancing after all. I consider it as one of the first refinements of polished society.""
  2. As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person.
    My grandmother is a very active woman and is quite young for her age.
  3. Of or belonging to the early part of life.
  4. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
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