age group


age group
noun
a group of people having approximately the same age (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑age bracket, ↑cohort
Hypernyms: ↑people
Hyponyms: ↑aged, ↑elderly, ↑young, ↑youth

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persons of approximately the same age and often of the same sex, nationality, educational or social background, etc.
[1900-05]

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age group noun
A group of people of a similar age
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Main Entry:age

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age group UK US noun [countable] [singular age group plural age groups]
all the people between two particular ages, considered as a group

an activity that is suitable for all age groups

a game for children in the 7–10 age group

Thesaurus: general words for groups of peoplehyponym groups of people with shared interests or aimssynonym

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age group,
a group of people of about the same age: »

The youth culture is the special set of mores, customs, roles and values of youth considered as a distinctive, separate age group (American Scholar).

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n. a number of people or things classed together as being of similar age

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ˈage group [age group age groups] (also less frequent ˈage bracket) noun
people of a similar age or within a particular range of ages

men in the older age group

education for the 16–18 age group

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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