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generalize or generalise (ˈdʒɛnrəˌlaɪz)
1.  to form (general principles or conclusions) from (detailed facts, experience, etc); infer
2.  (intr) to think or speak in generalities, esp in a prejudiced way
3.  (tr; usually passive) to cause to become widely used or known
4.  (intr) of a disease
 a.  to spread throughout the body
 b.  to change from a localized infection or condition to a systemic one: generalized infection
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