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generations

noun
plural of generation

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1 the act or instance of producing something
  • Our economy relies on the generation of new ideas.
  • The organization has turned its focus toward the generation of solar energy.

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2 a group or class of things that are developed from an earlier type
  • The automaker is set to release the newest generation of electric vehicles.

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3 the length of time between the birth of parents and the birth of their children
  • She has been at the job for a generation, and is seen as a motherly figure to her younger coworkers.

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“Generations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/generations. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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