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age–grade

noun

Definition of age–grade

  1. 1 :  a group of persons of the same sex and approximately the same age having certain definite duties and privileges in common and constituting a division of a tribe or society

  2. 2 :  a stage (as boyhood, adolescence, or manhood) through which an age-grade passes

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First Known Use of age–grade

1894


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age–grade

transitive verb

Definition of age–grade

  1. :  to grade by age or organize by age-grades an age-graded tribe

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Origin and Etymology of age–grade

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