generation

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌdʒɛnəˈreɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌdʒɛnəˈreɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jen′ə rāshən)


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generation

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the generation of [punk rock, automobiles]
  2. from generation to generation
  3. we're definitely from a different generation
  4. we're from the same generation!
  5. a generation in history
  6. the [baby boomer, millennial] generation
  7. the generation that [saw, witnessed, invented]
  8. a generation [marked, characterized, dogged] by
  9. the [younger, older] generation
  10. must be [protected, nurtured] for future generations
  11. the so-called ["lost", "silent"] generation
  12. the next generation of [phones, devices]
  13. the generation of [income, electricity, information]
  14. generation and [transmission, distribution]
  15. the generation of [gases, electricity, power, energy]
  16. the generation of [renewable, wind, sustainable] energy
  17. the generation of [ideas, theories, concepts, notions]
n as adj
  1. bridge the generation gap
  2. a [fourth] -generation [device, program]
  3. a [third] -generation [Indian, immigrant]
  4. next-generation [phone, headsets, devices]
  5. that's some next-generation stuff (right there)!
  6. has a generation capacity of
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