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baby boom

noun
 
 
[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]
Translations of “baby boom”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬰兒潮…
in Russian взрыв рождаемости…
in Turkish doğum oranındaki artış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生育高峰…
in Polish wyż demograficzny…
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