Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “generation”

generation

noun
 
 
/ˌdʒenəˈreɪʃən/
PEOPLE [C] B1 all the people in a society or family who are approximately the same age
поколение
the older/younger generation This is the story of three generations of women.Ancestors and descendantsGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
TIME [C] B2 a period of about 25 to 30 years, the time it takes for a child to become an adult and take the place of their parents in society
поколение, период времени (25 - 30 лет)
Our family has lived in this village for generations.Specific periods of time
PRODUCT [C] B2 a product when it is at a particular stage of development
поколение
a new generation of computersCreating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
ENERGY [U] B2 the production of energy
генерирование, производство
the generation of electricityElectricity and electronics
(Definition of generation from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Groups and collections of things, but you might be interested in these topics from the Objects topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “generation” in Russian

Definitions of “generation” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

see the light of day

When something sees the light of day, it appears for the first time.

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More