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ラッセル英単語・熟語


★ juvenile (adj.) [年少女の,若い;少年少女向きの]
The schools of all civilised countries are still based upon the entirely antiquated notion that the most important part of education is the acquisition of knowledge. The state takes enormous pains to cause its juvenile citizens to know the multiplication table and what happened in 1776.
[すべての文明国の学校は,いまだに,教育の最重要な役割は'知識の習得'であるという時代遅れの考え方に基づいている。国家は,年少者に九九の表や1776年に起こった歴史的事実を覚えさせるのに多大な努力をしている。
 出典:ラッセル『アメリカン・エッセイ集』の中の「子供」]

juvenile books (literature) / As conscientious parents, they were concerned with juvenile problems.
[児童図書(文学)/良心的な親として青少年問題に関心があった。
 出典:Shogakukan Random House English-Japanese Dictionary, 1982]

A juvenile is a child or young person who is not yet old enough to be regarded as an adult. / If you describe someone's behaviour as juvenile,you are critical of it because you think that it is silly or childish.
[ 出典:Collins COBUILD English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, 3rd ed.]