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Definition of second-generation adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1used to describe people who were born in the country they live in but whose parents came to live there from another country She was a second-generation Japanese-American.
  2. 2(of a product, technology, etc.) at a more advanced stage of development than an earlier form second-generation hand-held computers
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: second-generation