GENERALIZATIONS

Noun

generalizations

plural of generalization

Source: Wiktionary


GENERALIZATION

Gen`er*al*i*za"tion, n. Etym: [Cf. F. généralisation.]

1. The act or process of generalizing; the act of bringing individuals or particulars under a genus or class; deduction of a general principle from particulars. Generalization is only the apprehension of the one in the many. Sir W. Hamilton.

2. A general inference.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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