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generalitynoun [C usually plural, U]

uk   /ˌdʒen.əˈræl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
an ​occasion when what someone says ​contains no ​details, and often very little ​meaning, or a ​statement of this ​type: We need to get away from generalities and ​focus on the ​issues.
(Definition of generality from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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generalitynoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˌdʒen·əˈræl·ət̬·i/
a ​statement without ​details and sometimes without much ​meaning: The candidate’s ​speech was ​full of generalities and never ​focused on the ​issues.
(Definition of generality from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “generality”
in Chinese (Simplified) 概括, 概括的表述, 笼统的谈论…
in Chinese (Traditional) 概括, 概括的表述, 籠統的談論…
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