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generation gap

n.
A difference in values and attitudes between one generation and another, especially between young people and their parents.

generation gap

n
the years separating one generation from the generation that precedes or follows it, esp when regarded as representing the difference in outlook and the lack of understanding between them

genera′tion gap`


n.
a lack of communication between one generation and another, esp. between young people and their parents.
[1965–70]
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Noun1.generation gap - a difference between the views of young people and their parents
gap - a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
Translations
generačný problém
generacijski prepad

generation gap

n the generation gapGenerationsunterschied m; (as an issue) → Generationskonflikt m
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BIRMINGHAM has one of the biggest generation gaps in the country when it comes to unemployment, with people in their early 20s five time more likely to be out of work than those in their 50s and 60s.
GENERATION gaps were bridged when schoolchildren entertained members of a social club.
of Michigan) cites recurrent social and psychological issues within American education and explores the concept of "politics among adolescents" that create generation gaps between teachers and students.

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