generations (plural noun)
  1. all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively.
    "one of his generation's finest songwriters"
    crop · batch · wave · type · range
    • 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"
      ages · an age · years · aeons · an aeon · a long time ·
    • a set of members of a family regarded as a single step or stage in descent.
      "a third-generation Canadian"
    • a group of people of similar age involved in a particular activity.
      "a new generation of actors and directors"
      age · age group · peer group · cohort · stage of life
    • a single stage in the development of a type of product or technology.
      "a new generation of rear-engined sports cars" ·
      "fourth-generation broadband"
  2. the production or creation of something.
    "methods of electricity generation" ·
    "the generation of wealth"
Middle English: via Old French from Latin generatio(n-), from the verb generare ( see generate).
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the view of what constitutes perfect bodily proportions changes from one generation to the next.
we look at how the new generation of commercial Web browsers can help Netizens surf the world.
the segregationist blowhards who would dominate the politics of my state for a generation.
by reinstituting conscription they could alienate a new generation of American youth.
my generation grew up in a time when women were infantilized and treated as property.
the present generation of college students is more studious and less vice-ridden.
they were moderns, they must not look back towards the old generation.
the years of stagnation did a lot of harm to the younger generation.
screen violence is becoming the staple diet of the video generation.
his biography is paradigmatic of the experiences of this generation.
his philosophy inspired a later generation of environmentalists.
he is a policy wonk in tune with a younger generation of voters.
this generation has made the environment a focus of attention.
the show unearthed a generation of gifted farceurs and mimics.
the young generation had fallen into a degenerative backslide.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)generasie, geslag, produsering
Arabic (NOUN)الجيل, جيل, توليد, إدرار, جيلا, التوليد, الأجيال
Bangla প্রজন্ম
Bosnian (Latin) generacije
Bulgarian (NOUN)поколение, размножаване, генериране, производство, образуването
Cantonese (Traditional) 生成
Catalan (NOUN)generació
Chinese Simplified 生成
Chinese Traditional 生成
Croatian (NOUN)generacije, naraštaj, stvaranje
Czech (NOUN)generace, výroby
Danish (NOUN)slægtled, led, produktion
Dutch (NOUN)generatie, Rendering, opwekking, voortbrenging, geslacht
Estonian (NOUN)põlvkonna, genereerimine, tekitamine, loomise
Fijian na itabatamata
Filipino na henerasyon
Finnish (NOUN)sukupolven, generointi, luonti, polven
French (NOUN)génération, production
German (NOUN)Erzeugung, Erstellung
Greek (NOUN)γενιά, γενεά, παραγωγή, δημιουργία
Haitian Creole pitit
Hebrew (NOUN)הדור, דור, לדור, מהדור, בדור, מדור, יצירה, ייצור, הפקת
Hindi (NOUN)पीढ़ी, जनरेशन, उत्पादन, सृजन
Hmong Daw cim
Hungarian (NOUN)generációs, nemzedék, termelés
Icelandic (NOUN)kynslóð, myndun, tilurð, síður
Indonesian (NOUN)generasi, pembangkit, Angkatan
Italian (NOUN)generazione
Japanese (NOUN)世代, 生成, ジェネレーション, 代, 発生, 発電, 創出
Kiswahili (NOUN)kizazi
Klingon puq poH
Korean (NOUN)세대, 생성, 세대가, 발생, 세대로, 차세대, 발전
Latvian (NOUN)paaudzes, ražošanas, rašanos, radīšanu, veidošanai
Lithuanian (NOUN)kartos, karta, generavimo, gamybos, reprodukcijos, susidarymo, kūrimo
Malagasy taranaka
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)generasi, penjanaan
Maltese (NOUN)ġenerazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål generasjon
Persian (NOUN)نسل, سالیانه, نسلی, تولید
Polish (NOUN)generacji, pokolenie, wytwarzania
Portuguese (NOUN)geração, última geração
Querétaro Otomi generación
Romanian (NOUN)generaţie, producerea
Russian (NOUN)поколения, генерации, создания, формирования
Samoan augatupulaga
Serbian (Cyrillic) генерација
Serbian (Latin) generacija
Slovak (NOUN)generácie, výroby, tvorby
Slovenian (NOUN)generacije, zarod, množitve, roda, ustvarjanja, nastajanje, proizvodnje, rod
Spanish (NOUN)generación
Swedish (NOUN)släktled, utvecklingen, produktion
Tahitian te ui
Tamil தலைமுறை
Telugu తరం
Thai (NOUN)สร้าง, รุ่น
Tongan to'u tangata
Turkish (NOUN)nesil, üretimi, kuşak, jenerasyon, oluşturma, üretme, kuşağı
Ukrainian (NOUN)покоління, генерація
Urdu (NOUN)نسل, جنریشن, زمانہ, تخلیق
Welsh (NOUN)genhedlaeth, cynhyrchu, gynhyrchir, to
Yucatec Maya generación
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