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Еvery human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier.
Source Definition
United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child.


Tout être humain âgé de moins de dix-huit ans, sauf si la majorité est atteinte plus tôt en vertu de la législation qui lui est applicable.
Source de la définition
Convention relative aux droits de l'enfant.


Todo ser humano menor de dieciocho años de edad, salvo que, en virtud de la ley que le sea aplicable, haya alcanzado antes la mayoría de edad.
Fuente(s) de la definición
Convención de los Derechos del Niño.


يعنى الطفل كل إنسان لم يتجاوز الثامنة عشرة، ما لم يبلغ سن الرشد قبل ذلك بموجب القانون المنطبق عليه.
مصادر التعريف
اتفاقية حقوق الطفل.


Каждое человеческое существо до достижения 18-летнего возраста, если по закону, применимому к данному ребенку, он не достигает совершеннолетия ранее.
Источник определения
Конвенция о правах ребенка.