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overgeneralize

[oh-ver-jen-er-uh-lahyz] /ˌoʊ vərˈdʒɛn ər əˌlaɪz/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), overgeneralized, overgeneralizing.
1.
to generalize beyond appropriate or justified limits.
Also, especially British, overgeneralise.
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  • Some caution is warranted in overgeneralizing this characteristic.

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