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Meaning of first-generation

first-gen•er•a•tion

Pronunciation: (fûrst'jen"u-rā'shun), [key]
— adj.
  1. being the first generation of a family to be born in a particular country.
  2. being a naturalized citizen of a particular country; immigrant: the child of first-generation Americans.
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