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younger

[ yuhng-ger ]
/ ˈyʌŋ gər /
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adjective

comparative of young.
(usually initial capital letter) (used to designate the junior of two related persons bearing the same name): Charles the Younger ruled after his father abdicated.

noun

the junior of two persons in age (often used with a possessive pronoun): Her brother is seven years her younger.

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Younger
[ yuhng-ger ]
/ ˈyʌŋ gər /

noun

Thomas Coleman "Cole", 1844–1916, U.S. outlaw, associated with Jesse James.
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