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baby boom definition

Overview

This page has 5 definitions of baby boom in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, Castilian. Baby boom is a noun. Also define these 5 related words and terms: birthrate, servicemen, World War II, baby bust, and baby boom.

See also: babyboom

English baby boom definition

Noun

baby boom (plural baby booms)

  1. (singular only) The increase in the birth rate following the return of servicemen at the end of World War II.
  2. Any similar increase in the birth rate.
    Antonym: baby bust

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Portuguese baby boom definition

Etymology

From English baby boom.

Noun

baby boom m (plural baby booms)

  1. (singular only) baby boom (post-World War II baby boom (1946 to 1964))
  2. baby boom (any increase in the birth rate)

Spanish baby boom definition

Etymology

From English baby boom.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bebiˈbum/, [be.β̞iˈβ̞ũm]

Noun

baby boom m (uncountable)

  1. baby boom
    • 2018 September 13, “Beber sangre humana joven sería la clave para vivir más y mejor”, in Clarín[1]:
      A medida que la gran generación del baby boom se acerca a la vejez, debemos encontrar formas de mantener sanos a nuestros ancianos en lugar de simplemente mantenerlos cerca.
      As the great generation of the baby boom approaches old age, we must find ways to keep our elderly people healthy instead of simply keeping them close.