Definition of the generation gap noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the generation gap

BrE BrE//də ˌdʒenəˈreɪʃn ɡæp//
; NAmE NAmE//ðə ˌdʒenəˈreɪʃn ɡæp//
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the difference in attitude or behaviour between young and older people that causes a lack of understanding a movie that is sure to bridge the generation gap
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the generation gap