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1. juvenile

adjective. ['ˈdʒuːvənəl, ˈdʒuːvəˌnaɪl'] displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity.

Synonyms

  • immature
  • jejune
  • adolescent

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • iuvenilis (Latin)
  • iuvenis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Juvenile Court

  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • resort
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart

Example sentences of the word juvenile-court


1. Noun Phrase
The 1899 Illinois Juvenile Court Act created America's first juvenile court.

2. Noun Phrase
The court will then refer the minor to juvenile court.

2. juvenile

noun. ['ˈdʒuːvənəl, ˈdʒuːvəˌnaɪl'] a young person, not fully developed.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • juvenile person
  • nestling
  • ingenue
  • adolescent
  • preteen
  • kid
  • spring chicken
  • fry
  • teen
  • tyke
  • individual
  • small fry
  • youth
  • juvenile body
  • mortal
  • tiddler
  • tike
  • young person
  • teenager
  • child
  • stripling
  • person
  • minor
  • shaver
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • younker
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • iuvenilis (Latin)
  • iuvenis (Latin)

3. court

noun. ['ˈkɔrt'] an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business.

Synonyms

  • F.I.S.C.
  • chancery
  • moot court
  • domestic relations court
  • appellate court
  • International Court of Justice
  • Inquisition
  • juvenile court
  • military court
  • Star Chamber
  • supreme court
  • kangaroo court
  • trial court
  • inferior court
  • superior court
  • court of justice
  • Bench
  • tribunal
  • divorce court
  • assembly
  • Rota
  • court of law
  • consistory
  • lawcourt
  • criminal court
  • federal court
  • Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
  • court of assize and nisi prius
  • high court
  • World Court
  • quarter sessions
  • judicature
  • lower court
  • traffic court
  • court of appeals
  • family court
  • probate court
  • police court
  • state supreme court
  • assizes
  • court of assize
  • jury
  • appeals court
  • court of domestic relations

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • gladden
  • move in

Etymology

  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cors (Latin)

4. court

noun. ['ˈkɔrt'] a room in which a lawcourt sits.

Synonyms

  • courthouse
  • witness stand
  • bench
  • bar
  • jury box
  • witness box
  • room

Antonyms

  • close
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cors (Latin)

5. court

verb. ['ˈkɔrt'] make amorous advances towards.

Synonyms

  • woo
  • solicit
  • act
  • romance
  • display
  • move
  • chase

Antonyms

  • move out
  • stay
  • rest
  • buy

Etymology

  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cors (Latin)

6. court

noun. ['ˈkɔrt'] the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state.

Synonyms

  • authorities
  • regime
  • government
  • royal court
  • Sublime Porte
  • Porte

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cors (Latin)

7. court

noun. ['ˈkɔrt'] a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played.

Synonyms

  • tennis court
  • field
  • piste
  • squash court
  • volleyball court
  • badminton court
  • athletic field
  • basketball court
  • playing field
  • playing area

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact
  • fail

Etymology

  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cors (Latin)

8. court

verb. ['ˈkɔrt'] seek someone's favor.

Antonyms

  • disrespect

Etymology

  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cors (Latin)

9. court

noun. ['ˈkɔrt'] an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings.

Synonyms

  • courtyard
  • bailey
  • cloister
  • edifice
  • atrium
  • parvis
  • building
  • area
  • forecourt

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unfasten
  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cors (Latin)

10. court

noun. ['ˈkɔrt'] respectful deference.

Synonyms

  • respect
  • homage

Antonyms

  • proliferation
  • free
  • allow

Etymology

  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cors (Latin)
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