multigenerational

adjective

mul·​ti·​gen·​er·​a·​tion·​al ˌməl-tē-ˌje-nə-ˈrā-shnəl How to pronounce multigenerational (audio)
-ˌtī-,
-shə-nᵊl
: consisting of, relating to, or involving more than one generation (as of a family)
multigenerational households
Farm life is unique because of its closeness to the land, the need for family members to work together, the multigenerational involvement, and the sense of family entrepreneurship—positive factors which also can lead to stress. New England Farmer

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multigenerational was in 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Multigenerational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multigenerational. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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