Meaning of first-generation in English:


Pronunciation /ˌfəːstdʒɛnəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/


  • 1Denoting a person who has come to live in a particular country, or the offspring of parents who came to live in that country.

    • ‘a first-generation Canadian whose parents were born on a farm in Vietnam’
  • 2Denoting the first version of a product or type of technology to be made available.

    • ‘first-generation descrambler technology’