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baby boomernoun [C]

 us   /ˈbeɪ·bi ˌbu·mər/ (infml boomer)
a ​personborn during a baby ​boom in the US between 1947 and 1961: Like ​typical baby boomers, they're making different ​choices than those of ​theirparents' ​generation.
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baby boomernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbeɪbiˌbuːmər/  us   // (US also boomer)
a ​person born during a baby ​boom, especially the one in the US or UK between ​approximately 1945 and 1965: Ageing baby boomers are ​creating a greater need for ​healthcare.
baby-boomer
adjective [before noun]
The baby-boomer ​generation is now ​hittingretirement age.
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