Young vs old: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: young or old

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youngadjective

(of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity

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United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)

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United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)

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British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)

youngadjective

suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh

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United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)

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United States film and television actress (1913-2000)

youngnoun

any immature animal

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young people collectively

youngadjective

(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

youngadjective

not tried or tested by experience

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English poet (1683-1765)

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United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)

youngadjective

being in its early stage

oldadjective

skilled through long experience

oldadjective

belonging to some prior time

oldadjective

just preceding something else in time or order

oldadjective

very good

oldadjective

of a very early stage in development

oldadjective

of long duration; not new

oldnoun

past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')

oldadjective

(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age

oldadjective

(used for emphasis) very familiar

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