Definition of age gap in English:

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age gap


A difference in age between people, especially as a potential source of misunderstanding.
Example sentences
  • Despite our age gap and wildly different backgrounds, the husband and I found common ground in the band.
  • The difference in thinking caused by the age gap between the parents and children increased elderly people's loneliness.
  • Books that appeal across the age gap can help bring the generations closer together, something any parent of a Potter fan who has read the Harry Potter books themselves will appreciate.

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Syllabification: age gap

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