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English words containing generation:

Cogeneration

ˌkəʊ.dʒen.əˈreɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Cogeneration:

noun

The generation of electricity and useful heat jointly, especially the utilization of the steam left over from electricity generation for heating.

Usage examples:

In cogeneration, the exhaust steam or heat for producing electricity or manufacturing is used again…

Degeneration

dɪˌdʒen.əˈreɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Degeneration:

noun

The state or process of being or becoming degenerate; decline or deterioration.

Usage examples:

Overgrazing has caused serious degeneration of grassland

Generation

ˌdʒen.əˈreɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Generation:

noun

All of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively.

Usage examples:

One of his generation's finest songwriters

Generation gap

dʒen.əˈreɪ.ʃən ˌɡæp

Meanings of Generation gap:

idiom

A difference between the views of young people and their parents

noun

A difference of attitudes between people of different generations, leading to a lack of understanding.

Usage examples:

His novel fathers and children is about the generation gap

Generational

ˌdʒen.əˈreɪ.ʃən.əl

Meanings of Generational:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of all the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively.

Usage examples:

Generational differences in television usage

Meanings of Generationism:

noun

A theory according to which the human soul is passed from parent to child at conception in a spiritual process distinct from, but allied to, the physical generation of the body.

Generations

ˌdʒen.əˈreɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Generations:

noun

All of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively.

Usage examples:

One of his generation's finest songwriters

Intergeneration

ˌɪn.tə.dʒen.əˈreɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Intergeneration:

adjective

Involving different generations (= groups of people within a society who are of a similar age)

Usage examples:

There's no doubt that inter-generation poverty and disadvantage has increased., the organization ho…

Intergenerational

ˌɪn.tə.dʒen.əˈreɪ.ʃən.əl

Meanings of Intergenerational:

adjective

Relating to, involving, or affecting several generations.

Usage examples:

The intergenerational conflict and political turmoil of the 1960s

Meanings of Progeneration:

noun

The begetting of offspring; procreation, reproduction.

Regeneration

rɪˌdʒen.ərˈeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Regeneration:

noun

The action or process of regenerating or being regenerated.

Usage examples:

The regeneration of inner cities

Meanings of Superregeneration:

noun

The regeneration of more tissue than has been removed or damaged, as in the production of supernumerary digits on an amputated limb in urodele amphibians.

Meanings of Unregeneration:

noun

The state of being unregenerated or unreformed; unregeneracy.

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