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Definition of generalization noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//ˌdʒɛnrələˈzeɪʃn//
[countable, uncountable]
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a general statement that is based on only a few facts or examples; the act of making such statements a speech full of broad/sweeping generalizations to make generalizations about something Try to avoid generalization.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: generalization