Youth is generally the time of life between childhood and adulthood (maturity). Definitions of the specific age range that constitutes youth vary. An individual's actual maturity may not correspond to their chronological age, as immature individuals can exist at all ages. Youth is also defined as "the appearance, freshness, vigor, spirit, etc., characteristic of one who is young". Youth is a term used for people of both genders, male and female, of young age. Generally under the age of 21 (common legal age).
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... The Young Democrats are part of a worldwide family of social-liberal youth organisations ... Some examples are the Danish Social Liberal Youth, the Liberal Youth of Sweden, the Young Liberals of Norway, the Flemish L², the British Liberal Youth and the Young ... The Young Democrats of the Netherlands, together with the Youth Organisation Freedom and Democracy (JOVD), are members of both the European Liberal Youth (LYMEC ...
... Various publications include "Youth! The 26% Solution" and "Maximum Youth Involvement." The Youth Activism Project also operates an international initiative called School Girls Unite ... This youth-driven initiative based in the Washington, D.C ... This firsthand knowledge and youth-led evaluation increases their credibility when these young people--who are not yet old enough to vote--meet with government officials ...
... Youth on Board, or YOB, was founded in 1994 and is an internationally recognized U.S ... The organization promotes youth voice and youth involvement in schools and community organizations across the country ...
... Youth Service America, or YSA, is a resource center that partners with thousands of organizations committed to increasing the quality and quantity of volunteer ...
More definitions of "youth":
- (noun): Young people collectively.
Example: "Youth everywhere rises in revolt"
- (noun): The freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person.
Synonyms: youthfulness, juvenility
- (noun): An early period of development.
Example: "During the youth of the project"
Synonyms: early days
- (noun): Early maturity; the state of being young or immature or inexperienced.
Famous quotes containing the word youth:
“If youth but knew; if age but could.”
—Henri Estienne (15311598)
“My idea is always to reach my generation. The wise writer ... writes for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.”
—F. Scott Fitzgerald (18961940)
“... if we can imagine the art of fiction come alive and standing in our midst, she would undoubtedly bid us to break her and bully her, as well as honour and love her, for so her youth is renewed and her sovereignty assured.”
—Virginia Woolf (18821941)