Meaning of second-generation


Pronunciation: (sek'und-jen"u-rā'shun), [key]
  1. being the second generation of a family to be born in a particular country: the oldest son of second-generation Americans.
  2. being the native-born child of naturalized parents.
  3. being a revised or improved version of a product, system, service, etc.: Production has been increased with second-generation robots.
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