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  • adj. Alternative spelling of generalized.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of generalise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment


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  • However, the government is still considering a discretionary compensation scheme to make up for loss of value through what it terms "generalised blight", caused by fear of HS2's impact.

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  • So the extent to which the lessons drawn can be generalised is probably more limited than we sometimes argue.

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  • In such a work the library shewn requires what I may term generalised fittings.

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  • According to background information in the report, an HIV / Aids epidemic is classified as generalised and severe when the overall percentage of the disease affects more than one per cent of a given population.

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  • In these passages, films and contemporary art-works become privileged referents for honing in on the qualities of contemporary affective pathologies and especially on what might be called a generalised culture of suicidal violence.

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  • Sri Lanka, which ended a 25-year internal conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels in May, is one of 16 countries benefiting from an EU deal to enhance so-called generalised system of preferences terms offered to developing countries -- provided sustainable development and good governance conditions are met.

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  • To be fair that kind of generalised warning is not as helpful as if he had sent a text message warning people to vacate the WTC on 9/10 but I have a feeling he would not have been lauded for his humanity all the same … wow gold Says:

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  • You mistake correcting your original assertions with some kind of generalised defence of everything Fisk ever wrote.

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  • One perhaps was ursine chiefly, another feline chiefly, another bovine chiefly; but each was tainted with other creatures, — a kind of generalised animalism appearing through the specific dispositions.

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  • The South African government criticised Australia on Friday for issuing a "generalised" public warning about possible terror attacks in SA, without using normal diplomatic channels,

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