age-group
noun Date: 1904 a segment of a population that is of approximately the same age or is within a specified range of ages

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  • age group — UK US noun [C] ► a group of people who are the same age or a similar age: in/of the same age group »According to the study, childless women between 25 and 35 earn about 90 cents for every dollar earned by men in the same age group. 11 14/25 35/50 …   Financial and business terms

  • age group — n the people between two particular ages, considered as a group in the ... age group ▪ a book for children in the 12 14 age group …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • age group — age ,group noun count all the people between two particular ages, considered as a group: an activity that is appropriate for all age groups a game for children in the 7 10 age group …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • age-group — (n.) 1904, originally a term in the science of demographics, from AGE (Cf. age) (n.) + GROUP (Cf. group) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • age group — age groups N COUNT An age group is the people in a place or organization who were born during a particular period of time, for example all the people aged between 18 and 25. ...a style that would appeal to all age groups …   English dictionary

  • age group — age group. См. возрастная группа. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • age group — noun a group of people having approximately the same age (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑age bracket, ↑cohort • Hypernyms: ↑people • Hyponyms: ↑aged, ↑elderly, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • age group — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms age group : singular age group plural age groups all the people between two particular ages, considered as a group an activity that is suitable for all age groups a game for children in the 7–10 age group …   English dictionary

  • age group — a group of fishes of a given age, e.g. a fish born on 1 May is in age group 0 until the same date in the subsequent year when it enters age group 1 (or I), a year later age 2 (or II), etc …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • age-group — a term denoting the age in years of a fish, or the number of calendar years in which it has existed, as O, I, II, III, etc; the cohort of fish of a given age, e.g. the five year old age group. Unfortunately a standard definition has not been… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • age group — noun (C) all the people between two particular ages, considered as a group: a book written for children in the 12 14 age group …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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