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Definizione monolingua e traduzione young

Inglese grammatica



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.

young (uncountable)

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

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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