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What is the universal syntax if not a generalization of mathematics into a truly universal language? Zindell, David The Broken God (1993)Vague generalizations are likely to lead to bad feelings and misunderstandings. Harris, Jean Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)Such cultural misunderstandings may grow into outright hostility and lead to unfair generalizations and stereotypes. Appelbaum, Richard P. Sociology (1995)Making generalizations about occupations is not very helpful. Atkinson, Jacqueline M Coping with Stress at Work (1988)It starts with abstract generalizations and investigates them. Lee Harvey Critical Social Research (1990)Illustrate your major generalizations by specific references to evidence. Marius, Richard A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)He knew that he would merely be treated to glib and elementary generalizations. Len Deighton BomberDraw conclusions from your generalizations in a summary section. Porush, David A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)

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British English: generalization NOUN
A generalization is a statement that seems to be true in most situations or for most people, but that may not be completely true in all cases.
He is making sweeping generalizations to get his point across.

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