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noun     Generation K pronunciation in British English
/ˌdʒenəreɪʃ(ə)n ˈkeɪ/
  1. young people, especially young women, born between 1995 and 2002

    Generation K is more sober than previous generations: teenagers drink less alcohol and take less drugs than their recent predecessors.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 01/11/2015
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The term Generation K was invented by British academic Noreena Hertz. She named the age group after Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of the Hunger Games series.


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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