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  1. generation

    • IPA[dʒɛnəˈreɪʃ(ə)n]

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    • n.
      all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively;the average period, generally considered to be about thirty years, in which children grow up, become adults, and have children of their own
    • noun: generation, plural noun: generations

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    • 1. all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively:

      one of his generation's finest songwriters

    • 2. the average period, generally considered to be about thirty years, in which children grow up, become adults, and have children of their own:

      the same families have lived here for generations

    • 3. a set of members of a family regarded as a single step or stage in descent:

      a third-generation Canadian

    • 4. a group of people of similar age involved in a particular activity:

      a new generation of actors and directors

    • 5. a single stage in the development of a type of product or technology:

      a new generation of rear-engined sports cars

      fourth-generation broadband

    • 6. the production or creation of something:

      methods of electricity generation

      the generation of wealth

    • 7. the propagation of living organisms; procreation.
    • adj. designating the first of a generation to become a citizen in a new country.

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    • n. the generation reaching maturity during and just after the First World War, a high proportion of whose men were killed during those years.

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    • adj. denoting the offspring of parents who came to live in a particular country:

    • she was a second-generation American

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    • n. the generation reaching maturity during and just after World War I, a high proportion of whose men were killed during those years.

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    • adj. denoting the offspring of parents who have immigrated to a particular country:

    • she was a second-generation American

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    • adj. of a more advanced stage of technology than a second-generation model or system.

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    • n. a member of Generation X (born from the early 1960s to late 1970s):

    • as a Generation Xer I have come to the conclusion that the politicians have let a whole generation down

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    • n. a member of Generation X (born from the early 1960s to late 1970s):

    • as a Generation Xer I have come to the conclusion that the politicians have let a whole generation down

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    • n.
      all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively:
    • one of his generation's finest songwriters

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