[muhl-tee-jen-uh-rey-shuh-nl, muhl-tahy-]


of or relating to several generations, as of a family, or society: a multigenerational novel covering 300 years.

Origin of multigenerational Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for multigenerational

Contemporary Examples of multigenerational

  • Even today—contrary to cranky public opinion—the political influence of multigenerational families is weak and getting weaker.

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    Can We Divorce Our Elites?

    James Poulos

    April 13, 2014

  • The Barrymores were a multigenerational dynasty that included film and theater actors John, Lionel, Ethel, John Drew, and Drew.

  • The seeds of multigenerational tragedy were planted in the Iran-Iraq war.

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    The Last Time We Fought Iran

    Bruce Riedel

    July 6, 2012