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  • adj. Being or occurring between generations: "These social-insurance programs are intergenerational and all Americans benefit from their success” ( Claude D. Pepper).

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  • adj. Between or across generations.


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inter- +‎ generational


  • As cognitive skills become increasingly important determinants of wealth, we may see a reduction in intergenerational mobility across income classes.

    The Inequality Issue, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Such arrangements are not always well suited to respond to more complex, cross-sectoral challenges posed by sustainable development, which has a longer-term intergenerational time horizon, requiring sustained commitment going beyond the typical 4 – 5 year electoral cycles.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 8

  • What about longer-term intergenerational mobility?

    Delusional Democracy Breeds Delusional Prosperity

  • Discussions of sustainability focus on the idea of intergenerational equity—providing the next generation, and the ones that follow, with the same environmental potential as presently exists.


  • ONEgeneration in Van Nuys, for example, pioneered the idea of intergenerational day care, pairing seniors, including those with Alzheimer's disease, with day care for toddlers.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Long-Term Health Care: Think, Plan While You're Healthy, Able

  • Bodies such as the University of Munich and the Bank for International Settlements have already expressed alarm at the volume of these so-called intergenerational obligations.


  • Travel companies and industry surveys indicate that so-called intergenerational travel is more popular than ever.

    All in the Family

  • But compared with similar developed countries, the United States ranks fifth out of six for so-called intergenerational mobility.

    CNN Transcript Sep 6, 2006

  • M. O'BRIEN: For boomers, it's a flashback to the communes of the '60s, so-called intergenerational co-housing communities, planned by the residents.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2006

  • So-called intergenerational co-housing communities, planned by the residents, usually densely packed homes built around a central courtyard and a common house where meals are prepared and shared.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2006


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