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"generic" in American English

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genericadjective

us   /dʒəˈner·ɪk/
relating to or shared by a whole group of similar things; not specific to any particular thing: Jazz is a generic term for a wide range of different styles of music.
Generic also means not having a trademark: a generic drug

genericnoun [C]

us   /dʒəˈner·ɪk/
a product, esp. a drug, that is no longer owned or legally controlled by a particular company: The biggest difference between the brand-name drugs and the generics is price.
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"generic" in British English

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genericadjective

uk   /dʒəˈner.ɪk/ us   /dʒəˈner.ɪk/

genericnoun [C]

uk   /dʒəˈner.ɪk/ us   /dʒəˈner.ɪk/
a product, especially a drug, that is no longer owned or legally controlled by a particular company: The biggest difference between the brand-name drugs and the generics is price.
(Definition of generic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"generic" in Business English

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genericadjective

uk   /dʒəˈnerɪk/ us  
shared by, typical of, or relating to a whole group of similar things, rather than to any particular thing: The new range of engines all had a generic problem with their fan blades.
MARKETING generic products do not have a brand name and do not legally belong to a particular company, so any company can manufacture them: The study found large variations in quality for both brand-name and generic drugs.generic equivalents/versions Generic versions of the drugs would surely be cheaper. generic goods/medications/products
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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