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generation gap Syllabification: gen·er·a·tion gap
Pronunciation: /ˌjenəˈrāSHən ɡap/

Definition of generation gap in English:


(usually the generation gap)
Differences of outlook or opinion between people of different generations.
Example sentences
  • It also enables Inuit students to develop their own perspective on the topics investigated and contributes to bridging the generation gap among the Inuit of Nunavut.
  • She felt though both genders shared similarities in the generation gap, there were specific differences between the roles they were keyed to play.
  • First, the generation gap might be more interesting than the gender gap, but it's much less interesting than the ethnic gap in American public opinion.
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