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generalize

verb [I] uk (UK usually generalise)   /ˈdʒen.ə r.ə.laɪz/ us    /-ɚ-/
C1 to say or write something very basic, based on limited facts, that is partly or sometimes true, but not always: You can't generalize about a continent as varied as Europe.Elaborating, specifying and simplifying
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