Generation Y Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Generation Ynoun [U]

uk   us  
a way of referring to the ​group of ​people who were ​born in the 1980s and early 1990s: Generation Y, the ​baby-boomers' ​children, will be the most ​adeptever with ​emergingtechnology.
(Definition of Generation Y from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Generation Ynoun [S]

uk   us   MARKETING
the ​group of ​people who were born in the US and Western ​Europe in the 1980s and early 1990s, who are the first ​group to become adults using the ​internet, and who hope to have a good work-lifebalance (= the ​amount of ​time you ​spend doing your ​job compared with the ​amount of ​time you ​spend with your family and doing things you enjoy): Generation Y, the baby ​boomers' children, will be the most adept ever with ​emergingtechnology.
(Definition of Generation Y from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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