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generalizations

noun
plural of generalization

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an idea or statement about all of the members of a group or all the instances of a situation
  • the generalization that children who like violent entertainment grow up to be violent criminals

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“Generalizations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/generalizations. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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