Translation of generation in Spanish:
- 1 countable 1.1 (people of similar age) the postwar generationla generación de la posguerrathe older generationla gente de más edadshe belongs to a different generationes de otra generaciónExample sentences1.2 (in families) second-/third-generation Americans
estadounidenses de segunda/tercera generaciónExample sentences1.3 (type) a new generation of civil servants/politicians
- But the anti-capitalist movement represents, above all, the entry of a new generation into political activity.
- His appearance as Hamlet at the Old Vic Theatre in London established him as one of the most talented actors of his generation, ideally suited to the great Shakespearean roles.
- It launched the careers of a new generation of Scottish actors.
una nueva generación de funcionarios/políticosfirst-/fifth-generation computerscomputadoras (feminine plural) or (in Spain also) ordenadores (masculine plural) de primera/quinta generación1.4 (length of time)Example sentences
- That dining table is a place where mom's going to prepare the Thanksgiving Dinner for two or three generations of family members and share and create memories.
- Over 50 family members from three generations crowded in for the party.
- Mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters, family members of all generations have been lost.
- Substantial urban change is generally expected to span prolonged periods: decades, generations, centuries.
- Even as courts have, over the past two generations, grown more dismissive of hunches, there has been a counter-revolution in the cognitive sciences.
- Do foods produced from today's high-yield crops have the same nutritional quality as those grown in generations past?
- 2 uncountable (act of generating)Example sentences
- Oil was in turn followed by gas, increasingly used for electricity generation, which brought power and light to households throughout the world.
- With the higher demand last year, he said its power plants had used less natural gas in electricity generation.
- The main example I chose was the use of nuclear power for electricity generation.
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