baby boom
noun Date: 1941 a marked rise in birthrate (as in the United States immediately following the end of World War II) • baby boomer noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Baby-boom — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Baby Boom. Le baby boom ou babyboum (auquel sera, plus tard, opposée la notion inverse de baby krach) est un terme anglais que l on peut remplacer par pic de la natalité et désigne une augmentation importante du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • baby-boom — [ babibum; bebi ] n. m. VAR. baby boum • 1958; babyboom 1954; mot angl., de baby « bébé » et boom « hausse » ♦ Anglic. Forte augmentation de la natalité. Des baby booms, des baby boums. ● baby boom, baby booms nom masculin ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • baby boom — UK US noun ► [C] a period during which there is a big increase in the number of births, especially used to refer to the period in the UK and US between approximately 1945 and 1965: »China experienced a baby boom after the Communist Party came to… …   Financial and business terms

  • baby-boom — UK US noun ► [C] a period during which there is a big increase in the number of births, especially used to refer to the period in the UK and US between approximately 1945 and 1965: »China experienced a baby boom after the Communist Party came to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Baby Boom — steht für: Baby Boomer, steigende Geburtenraten nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg Baby Boom – Eine schöne Bescherung, US amerikanische Filmkomödie aus dem Jahr 1987 Baby Boom Galaxie, Spitzname für die Galaxie Zw II 96, in der sehr viele Sterne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • baby boom — coined 1941, from BABY (Cf. baby) (n.) + BOOM (Cf. boom) (n.); derivative baby boomer (member of the one that began 1945) recorded by 1974 …   Etymology dictionary

  • baby boom — baby booms N COUNT: usu sing A baby boom is a period of time when a lot of babies are born in a particular place. [INFORMAL] I m a product of the postwar baby boom …   English dictionary

  • baby boom — n an increase in the number of babies born during a particular period, compared to other times used especially about people born between 1946 and 1964 ▪ the baby boom generation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • baby boom — baby ,boom noun count INFORMAL a big increase in the number of babies being born. There was a famous baby boom in the U.S. and Europe between about 1945 and 1964 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • baby-boom — s. m. Aumento brutal da natalidade. • Plural: baby booms.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • baby boom — ► NOUN informal ▪ a temporary marked increase in the birth rate, especially the one following the Second World War. DERIVATIVES baby boomer noun …   English terms dictionary

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