baby-boom generation


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Noun1.baby-boom generation - the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War IIbaby-boom generation - the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II
generation - group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
baby boomer, boomer - a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s; "they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"
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Although they are part of the baby-boom generation by virtue of their age, women raised in traditional Jewish homes from the late 1950s through the early 1970s stand apart from their demographic peers.
We have a large population of the baby-boom generation who are now in their 60s and older, and I think this would be inspirational and give the support we long to see.
Badlands evokes strong memories of the countryside baby-boom generation, and is a choice pick for casual browsing or book club reading lists.
That number is expected to grow rapidly as the baby-boom generation "ages in place" in suburbs and exurbs with few mobility options for those who do not drive.
In this situation, it seems to me that the opening up of the labor market because of the exodus of the heavily white baby-boom generation is a development to herald, especially because it is quite likely to be associated with greater fluidity of ethnoracial boundaries.
As we commented at the time, the baby-boom generation was reaching the age when vision correction became a requirement, but as the contact lens generation their expectations did not lead to bi-focal spectacles.
The baby-boom generation has impacted the American culture with every decade of their existence.
This, the third and final episode in her series of films, revisits six of her school friends, who were all born in 1946 and were among the first of the baby-boom generation to turn 60.
Twenty-seven American university librarians, administrators, and library science professors contribute 15 articles exploring the challenges faced by science and technology librarians and administrators as the baby-boom generation of librarians begins to retire.
ANA wants to secure a stable supply of pilots as the Japanese airline industry expects to face pilot shortages due to impending retirements of pilots in the baby-boom generation and an expected surge in the number of flights to and from Tokyo's Haneda airport following its expansion in 2009.
The baby-boom generation is becoming increasingly addicted to heroin, sleeping pills and tranquillisers, new figures show.
Vacation- and investment-home sales both set records in 2005--accounting for about 40 percent of the combined total of second-home sales--driven by buyers of the baby-boom generation, according to a report by the National Association of Realtors[R] (NAR), Chicago.