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generalizeverb
also Britishgeneralise/ˈʤɛnrəˌlaɪz/
generalizesgeneralizedgeneralizing
generalize
verb
also British generalise /ˈʤɛnrəˌlaɪz/
generalizesgeneralizedgeneralizing
Learner's definition of GENERALIZE  
[no object]  : to make a general statement or form a general opinion
especially  : to state an opinion about a larger group that is based on a smaller number of people or things within that group — often + about
[+ object]formal  : to apply (something specific, such as a theory or rule) to larger group — often used as (be) generalized
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