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gen·er·a·tion

generation

 
 
pronunciation:
je n reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the entire group of people who were born around the same time.
People of grandmother's generation did not have television when they were kids.
similar words:
contemporaries
definition 2: the period of time between the birth of parents and the birth of their children.
Technology has changed a lot in one generation.
definition 3: the act or process of generating or creating.
With the help of a microscope, it is possible to see the generation of new cells.
synonyms:
creation, formation, origination, production
similar words:
development, launch, start
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