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Would it be correct to use "chronologically diverse" to describe a group of people whose ages range from very young to very old? If not, what would be a better phrase to use?

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The most common phrase to use here is simply:

a group of all ages

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Or "of varying ages". – Mechanical snail May 27 '12 at 1:57
@Mechanicalsnail- Yes. Good. – Jim May 27 '12 at 1:58

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