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Generations

Generation Y

noun

the generation of people born from the late 1970s to the mid 1990s

Generation Z

noun

the generation of people born from the mid 1990s until the present day

millennial

noun

a person who became an adult around the year 2000

generation

noun

a group of people in society who are born and live around the same time

generation

noun

the number of years that usually pass between the birth of a person and the birth of that person’s children

the generation gap

noun

the difference in opinions or behaviour between older and younger people which often causes problems between them

baby boomer

noun

someone who was born during the baby boom after the Second World War

the Beat Generation

those young people in the 1950s who did not accept the usual ideas and rules of Western society, living together in groups and sometimes taking illegal drugs

Generation X

noun

the people born in the 1960s and 1970s, who are sometimes seen as having no strong moral values

boomer

noun

a baby boomer

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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