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Definition of overgeneralization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overgeneralization

 noun
(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvədʒenrəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərdʒenrələˈzeɪʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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a statement that is not accurate because it is too general; the act of making a statement that is too general