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emancipated minor

an individual who has not yet reached the legal age of adulthood (18 in most states) but who is self-supporting, exercises general control over his or her life, and may claim the legal rights of an adult.

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March 3rd 2024



n. see Reichenbach phenomenon.


1. n. a colloquial name (an abbreviation) for an overdose, most often of an opioid or a sedative.

2. vb. to take an overdose.

3. abbreviation for organizational development.