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Age group

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

That was far higher than any other age group in either kind of election.
Are Democrats Health-Care Hypocrites? Jill Lawrence May 11, 2011

In fact, young people are the only age group among whom turnout increased in 2008.
The Obama Generation Anna Greenberg April 25, 2009

As for life beyond the primary, senior voters are the only age group in which Romney is outpolling President Obama.
The Romney Coalition: Seniors and Bankers Election Oracle March 6, 2012

That age group accounted for 30 percent of the inmates examined in the new study.
America’s Recidivism Nightmare Caitlin Dickson April 21, 2014

Too many in my age group claim victim to circumstance but frequently you have to make your own circumstances.
Millennials Report From the Trenches: High Loans, Low Pay, Few Jobs Sam Schlinkert July 17, 2012

Historical Examples

The UTC membership spans most of the age group that is drafted into the regular armed services and the security forces.
Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

The preponderance of men was greatest at ages below forty; in the age group above sixty-four there were only 77 men to 100 women.
Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe

The age group represented was of college men and there was no end of talent.
The Biography of a Rabbit Roy Benson

To my best recollection, sir; there were no other children in the neighborhood of his age group that he played consistently with.
Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

Blaney’s muster of 1625 included fifteen men all in the age group from seventeen to forty with most being under thirty.
The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624 Charles E. Hatch


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