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Definition of "generation gap" []

  • A difference in values and attitudes between one generation and another, especially between young people and their parents. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "generation gap" in a sentence
  • "Juventud, a group of youths separated by a generation gap from the positivists."
  • "Abqaiq oil complex in as closed society control of media in demographic concerns of economic concerns of education in generation gap in history as important global economic player"
  • "The suspicion on the part of many students that their parents may have either done or countenanced horrendous deeds had created a generation gap far wider and deeper than anything Grayson Kirk was seeing at Columbia."
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