person below a certain age prescribed by law, usually distinguished to delineate rights, privileges, and responsibilities
A minor is a person under age of majority, drinking age, voting age or age of consent. They are also called underage. The age of majority depends on jurisdiction, though it is usually 18. Minor may be also used for other reasons.
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