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Synonyms for generalization
ˌdʒɛn ər ə ləˈzeɪ ʃəngen·er·al·iza·tion

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  1. generalization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoningnoun

    reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

    generalisation, abstraction, installation, generality, inductance, stimulus generalization, evocation, initiation, induction, trigger, elicitation, stimulus generalisation, inductive reasoning

  2. generalization, generalisation, generalitynoun

    an idea or conclusion having general application

    "he spoke in broad generalities"

    generalisation, abstraction, generality, stimulus generalization, induction, stimulus generalisation, inductive reasoning

  3. abstraction, generalization, generalisationnoun

    the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

    generalisation, abstraction, generality, abstract, abstract entity, stimulus generalization, induction, abstractedness, stimulus generalisation, inductive reasoning

  4. generalization, generalisation, stimulus generalization, stimulus generalisationnoun

    (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus

    generalisation, abstraction, generality, stimulus generalization, induction, stimulus generalisation, inductive reasoning

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  1. List of paraphrases for "generalization":

    generalisation, pervasiveness, mainstreaming, universalization

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  1. Ying Li:

    Several studies conducted in other countries showed also good effects of acupuncture, so we assume that the generalization of acupuncture to tension-type headaches might not be a big problem.

  2. David Price:

    The generalization has been that when House Democrats have a hefty majority House Democrats have a lot of people from( swing) districts that make it hard to maintain House Democrats unity, that's what has changed. House Democrats still have some challenges, and they may take a somewhat different form, but these traditional divisions just aren't what they used to be, not even close.

  3. Nancy Gordeuk:

    I sincerely apologize to all the persons in attendance at the ceremony for the actions of the few causing the disturbance and for my emotional, un-called generalization of the black persons in attendance.

  4. Jonar Nader:

    The problem is not one of globalization, but one of generalization.

  5. Shari Runner:

    Critics quickly called him out for what they dubbed tone-deaf comments, in which he seemed to be blaming the victims. Shari Runner, former president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League, deemed the remarks insensitive. I can not see the victims of racist policies and bigoted practices shamed by anyone who says they need to do better or be better in their circumstance. I wo n’t accept it, i think for the mayor to make a generalization about a community is more than just misspoken, Kwame Raoul said, it's outright wrong.

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