generations

All Noun
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  • The farm they own was passed down by generations including an old one room school house.
  • This official name becomes accepted by society and future generations without question.
  • Different generations may have different experiences at similar points in their own time-lines.
  • The newspaper has been published by the same family for five generations.
  • Despite their size, several generations of families were raised in such houses.
  • The family was large, and several generations have lived in this city.
  • Several of these homes have remained in the same family for generations.
  • He suggested that there had been a division into two primary schools of study of generations until that time.
  • However, what one generation may see as positive, later generations may experience negative effects from.
  • It has been family owned and operated for three generations.
  • This provides growing conditions for future generations and forms a habitat for many other species.
  • I believe that my biological father's German family went back two further generations.
  • This story is at least four generations old - and in native tradition - handed down by word of mouth.
  • The generations of families who live here have never recognized those boundaries in their love for their community.
  • Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come.
  • He also believed that a number of distinct sub-generations could exist.
  • Some of these have continued to influence later generations.
  • If the population remains at this size for several generations, such an event becomes almost inevitable.
  • It is now most frequently heard among older generations.
  • Stories are based on values passed down by older generations to shape the foundation of the community.
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Root form of generations is generation for the noun.

Meaning of generations

  • noun Group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
  • noun The normal time between successive generations
    they had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade
  • noun A stage of technological development or innovation
    the third generation of computers
  • noun The production of heat or electricity
    dams were built for the generation of electricity
  • noun The act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production