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Meaning of “baby boom” in the English Dictionary

"baby boom" in British English

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baby boomnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​largeincrease in the ​number of ​babiesborn among a ​particulargroup of ​people during a ​particulartime: There was a ​babyboom 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/
a ​largeincrease in the ​number of ​babiesborn in a ​particularplace during a ​particulartime
(Definition of baby boom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"baby boom" in Business English

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baby boomnoun

uk   us  
[C] a ​period during which there is a ​bigincrease 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 ​carecosts 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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