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Fjeune WYoung
  • Young est un nom anglais d'origine germanique qui signifie « jeune ». Il est porté par de nombreuses personnalités (par ordre alphabétique) :
EN Young

    Definition of young in English Dictionary

  • Nom
    1. People who are young; young beings.
      1. The younger generation.
        1. Offspring.
          1. The lion caught a gnu to feed its young.
      2. VerbeSGyoungsPRyoungingPT, PPyounged
        1. (informal or demography) To become or seem to become younger.
          1. 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.
          1. Medicare data was "younged" by a month to achieve conformity with the conventional completed ages recorded in the census.
        3. (geology) To exhibit younging.
          1. Shoshonitic magmatism younged southwards in the Superior Province, commensurate with the southwardly diachronous accretion of allochthonous subprovinces.
      3. AdjectifCOMyoungerSUPyoungest
        1. In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.
          1. As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person.
            1. Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.
          2. Of or belonging to the early part of life.
            1. The cynical world soon shattered my young dreams. ‎
          3. OBS Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
          4. Plus d'exemples
            1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
              • I take exception to the assumption that simply because I am young I am not able to discern fact from fiction.
              • She tucked in her young son and turned out the light.
              • Representative Young is the porkmeister who championed the notorious Bridge to Nowhere.
            2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
              • Young Dutch keeper Tim Krul saw his value rocket up with a sensational display.
              • Young adult rats were chemically sympathectomized or treated with Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide or Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide 10-28 , a receptor antagonist.
              • Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day. - Charles Kingsley
            3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
              • Generation Jones listened to a lot of classic rock when young.
              • I used to knock around with John when we were younger.
              • Through the long visto of a thousand yearsYoung.
          • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
            1. Adjectifs
              • Noms
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Noms Indénombrable
                • Verbes
                Liens Connexes:
                1. en younger
                2. en youngest
                3. en youngster
                4. en youngling
                5. en youngs
                Source: Wiktionnaire

                Meaning of young for the defined word.

                Grammaticalement, ce mot "young" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe.
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