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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Born in the U.S. -- used of an American of immigrant parentage.

Usage examples (32)
  • He'd forgotten she was a first-generation American.
  • Three AP1000s can fit within one first-generation nuke.
  • The first-generation of low-flow toilets got low marks from consumers.
  • Are you disappointed by the stillbirth of the first-generation Que e-reader? for more
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