Definition of generation gap in English:

generation gap

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(usually the generation gap)
A difference of attitudes between people of different generations, leading to a lack of understanding: his novel Fathers and Children is about the generation gap the rally organizers detected a generation gap among their supporters
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  • 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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