age group


noun

persons of approximately the same age and often of the same sex, nationality, educational or social background, etc.

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Origin of age group

First recorded in 1900–05
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Example sentences from the Web for age-group

  • The age-group 15 to 20 shows very curious variations in the relative mortality of males and females.

  • Also disturbing are statistics showing that most of those apprehended for it are in the eighteen-to-thirty-year age-group.

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