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third-generation

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Definition of third-generation in English:

adjective

1Of a more advanced stage of technology than a second-generation model or system.
1.1Denoting a broadband digital telephone technology that uses packet switching, supporting Internet connection and multimedia services for both mobile and landline phones.

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