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a. Of or relating to a person or persons whose parents are immigrants.
b. Of or relating to a person or persons whose parents are citizens by birth and whose grandparents are immigrants.
2. Of or relating to a member or members of the second generation of a family to do something or achieve something: second-generation college students.
3. Of, relating to, or being the second form or version of a product or technology: second-generation software; second-generation antihistamines.
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The research showed that 38% of second-generation SFOs were investing at least 15% percent of their total portfolios into alternatives, compared with 20% percent of first-generation single-family offices allocating at this level.
It is true that second-generation Kurdish nationalists and PKK members usually come from displaced families.
Clinicians reduced prescriptions for one second-generation antipsychotic medication associated with metabolic problems after the Food and Drug Administration required warnings in 2003 about increased risk for diabetes and hyperlipidemia with that class of drugs, a new study shows.
And the effects would be more acutely felt in Los Angeles, which has the highest percentage of second-generation Mexican-Americans in the nation.
The Army's Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) via the HTI concept, or commonality of design, involves insertion of a common second-generation thermal sensor, known as the B-Kit, into the Army's highest priority ground-based platforms: the M1A2 SEP Abrams tank, the M2A3/M3A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle, M707 Knight Vehicle, M1114 Up-Armored HMMWV, the next generation M1151 Armored HMMWV, the Stryker Brigade Combat Team's Reconnaissance and Fire Support Variant (RV/FSV), and the Navy's PHALANX Weapon Systems (CIWS), Close-In Weapons Systems.
OGX-011 is a second-generation antisense drug designed to specifically inhibit the production of clusterin, a cell-survival protein that is up-regulated in response to standard anti-cancer treatments.
But so far, none of these so-called second-generation crops have entered the marketplace, anywhere in the world.
Second-generation South Asian American women are increasingly turning to bhangra as a way of defining cultural identity, at a time when the mainstream is also discovering the dance.
Furthermore, the composition of second-generation stars reflects the atoms forged in the first generation and then released into space during the universe's initial round of supernova explosions.
Infection and Transmission among Second-Generation Patients
1) The results of the study also suggest, although inconclusively, that women who use third-generation pills (those containing the progestogen gestodene or desogestrel) are less likely to have a heart attack than those using pills containing the second-generation drug levonorgestrel, and that the use of third-generation pills is not associated with the risk of heart attack.