Translation of youth in Spanish:


juventud, n.

Pronunciation /juθ/ /juːθ/

See Spanish definition of juventud

nounplural youths

  • 1

    • 1.1(early life)

      juventud feminine
      a misspent youth una juventud disipada
      • in my youth cuando era joven
      • her early youth su primera juventud
      • he was no longer in his first youth ya no tenía quince años
      • a friend of her youth un amigo de (su) juventud
      • The family oriented residential event offered a full programme of presentations, seminars and workshops for the youth and adults.
      • There was no statistical difference between the youth and adult groups in the distribution of diagnoses of injuries.
      • In terms of the severity, there was no difference between the youth and adult groups.
      • There was a period when the youth were seen avoiding temples or any religious activities.
      • Stories are told about different aspects of the life of the Prophet, his birth, childhood, youth and adult life.
      • As I approach middle age I find maturity is best summed up as 40 is the old age of youth and 50 is the youth of old age.
      • We have not heard of any of the youth or the young adults who may be involved.
      • Down the hall, the youth committee is struggling to find adults to chaperone the youth service project.
      • The youth were overwhelmingly from secondary schools, with an average age of 14 to 17.
      • The focus of this project is youth leading youth, rather than youth being directed by adults.
      • You aren't yet of age but a strong youth may turn into a stronger adult!
      • A second youth Andrew Hilton has also been given an ASBO and banned from the village in the evenings.
      • He describes Patton's childhood, youth, and middle age fairly well.
      • Considering the youth of that second group, we'll call its members the Eager Eight.
      • What changed, he said, wasn't so much the behavior of the police, but the expectations of the poor, especially the minority youth.
      • The youth bust and old age boom will change the states' dependency ratios.
      • Minority youth are the most enthusiastic and prolific readers of all.
      • It was hoped, Witbooi added, that this would sensitise the youth on what was wrong and right in society.
      • A treasure hunt has been organised by the youth club for the youth of the area.
      • The comment from the youth that their age group is not catered for is correct.

    • 1.2(youthfulness)

      juventud feminine
      • You have an endearing quality of youth and innocence that attracts people around you today.
      • The qualities of youth and beauty were regarded as a fitting gift for their gods.
      • These are days of freshness, of youth and of fresh talent.
      • This country has to stay young, and will draw its youth and vigour from the new faces that are bound to come to power.

  • 2

    (young people)
    juventud feminine
    (movement/orchestra) (before noun) juvenil
    today's youth la juventud / los jóvenes de hoy
    • She shows how Hispanic minors are poised to overtake African Americans as the largest ethnic youth population in the country.
    • Britpop was Trainspotting's main vehicle to integrate youth subculture into popular culture.
    • From the very beginning this new youth culture crossed national borders.
    • Music halls, theaters, book shops, and art galleries attract crowds of middle-class youth.
    • The televised trial has drawn national attention in a country where youth sports are popular and competitive.
    • Shock, them, disturb them, draw their attention away from the popular culture of youth and joy.
    • In sensuality or in violence, youth cultures in many African societies express their outrage and subvert the social norms.
    • For urban teenagers, American youth culture, especially clothing and music, is very popular.
    • Complicating the issue of national identity was the rise of a distinct and separate youth culture.
    • An affinity with Britain's emerging youth culture is already apparent in his debut feature It's Trad, Dad!
    • The book was timely, arriving at a time when youth culture was just kicking off in Britain, and linked nicely with the existentialist thought slowly filtering in from France.
    • I guess I worry about talking about youth culture generally, because I think it's such a small slice of youth culture.
    • Raves and free parties first emerged on the UK dance scene in the late 1980s and dominated youth culture until the mid-1990s.
    • Sister Bliss's big beats aren't really the soundtrack to youth culture anymore though, rather a nostalgic reminder of pills, parties and puberty.
    • To understand Northtown in the '80s is to understand Minnesota suburban youth culture in those days.
    • It's a daring look at contemporary youth culture, exploring issues like identity, religion, sexual awakening and power.
    • There are at least two key aspects of youth culture in 1980s Britain which, I feel, will never be ‘revived’.
    • At the minute we're the mainstay of youth culture.
  • 3 formal

    (young man)
    joven masculine
    • On the day of the attack, a gang of youths had marched into the school's foyer at lunchtime.
    • Police have taken action to stop large gangs of youths congregating on church grounds.
    • Children and youths are our responsibility and it is us who are letting down our youngsters.
    • In an attack last weekend, an information board was targeted by a gang of youths.
    • A father of two was beaten to death as he confronted a gang of youths outside his parents' home.
    • There were a gang of hard looking youths hanging around near the spot where the car should be parked.
    • Nuisance caused by gangs of noisy youths congregating in the alleys has also stopped.
    • Gangs of youths are making life hell for residents and traders in Rodbourne Cheney.
    • The behaviour of gangs of youths has been making life a nightmare for some residents.
    • He relives his childhood as a lonely youth whose only human contact seems to be his parents.
    • But as a callow youth and a shallow adult, I turned to the Flat and frankly didn't much care for the jumps.
    • The set-up of the court is different from that for adults so the youth on trial feels more a part of the process.
    • A second youth was struck in the head, reportedly with a chair.
    • The second youth was white, aged 13 to 14, about 4 foot four inches tall, dressed in a similar fashion with a dark blue or black woolly hat.
    • The youth, filmed over a two-and-a-half hour period, wore a white handkerchief across the lower part of his face in an attempt to hide his identity from police cameras.
    • The second youth has yet to learn of his punishment.
    • A pupil at Wright Robinson Sports College is recovering from a knife attack by a youth as he left school.
    • The claim was proved to be fraudulent and the youth received 200 hours of community service.
    • One youth aged 17, had been released from a four-month custody sentence for a racist attack on a Turkish worker at his Acomb shop only days before the incident.
    • The second youth, probably seeking to rescue the first, was probably overcome by fumes as well.