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English definition of “next-generation”

next-generation

adjective [before noun]
 
 
used to describe a product that has been developed using the latest technology and will probably replace an existing product: Such next-generation drugs should demonstrate considerable advantages over competitors. The company's next-generation software package can process data from competitors' equipment. More powerful, next-generation systems are coming onto the market all the time. a next-generation car/computer/phone
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