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"baby boom" in British English

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baby boomnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈbeɪ.bi ˌbuːm/ us   /ˈbeɪ.bi ˌbuːm/
a large increase in the number of babies born among a particular group of people during a particular time: There was a baby boom in the UK and the US after the Second World War.
(Definition of baby boom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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baby boomnoun [C]

us   /ˈbeɪ·bi ˌbum/
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"baby boom" in Business English

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baby boomnoun

uk   us  
[C] a period during which there is a big increase in the number of births, especially used to refer to the period in the UK and US between approximately 1945 and 1965: China experienced a baby boom after the Communist Party came to power in 1949. post-war baby boom
baby-boom
adjective [before noun]
Health care costs are rising in an era of a growing and ageing baby-boom generation.
(Definition of baby boom from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “baby boom”
in Chinese (Simplified) 生育高峰…
in Turkish doğum oranındaki artış…
in Russian взрыв рождаемости…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬰兒潮…
in Polish wyż demograficzny…
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“baby boom” in Business English

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