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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An amount, as of money or goods actually on hand, that falls short of the listed amount in records or books of account.
  • n. A deficient amount; a shortfall.
  • adj. Below the customary or legal age, as for drinking or voting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. below the normal or legal age for some activity, such as drinking or having sex
  • adj. not yet a legal adult; still a minor.
  • n. A deficit or shortfall in funds, inventory, or capacity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shortage or deficiency in amount; shortfall.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. dependent by virtue of youth
  • adj. not of legal age

Etymologies

under +‎ age (Wiktionary)
under +‎ -age (Wiktionary)

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