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gen·er·al·ized

 (jĕn′ər-ə-līzd′)
adj.
1. Biology Not specifically adapted to a particular environment or function; not specialized.
2. Generally prevalent: observed a state of generalized discontent.
3. Medicine
a. Involving an entire organ.
b. Spreading through or affecting the entire body; not localized: a generalized infection.
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generalized

(ˈdʒɛnrəˌlaɪzd) or

generalised

adj
1. general; non-specific
2. (Medicine) med affecting the whole body
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.generalized - not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment; "the hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
unspecialised, unspecialized - not specialized or modified for a particular purpose or function
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generalized

adjective vague, obscure, unspecified, hazy, nebulous generalized feelings of inadequacy
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generalized

[ˈdʒɛnrəlaɪzd] generalised (British) adj
(= general) [discussion] → général(e); [feeling] → général(e)
(MEDICINE) [problem, condition] → généralisé(e)general knowledge nculture f générale
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generalized

adj generalizado
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References in classic literature ?
In a generalized sense, all the intrinsic laws of change of appearance may be called "laws of perspective." Given any appearance of an object, we can construct hypothetically a certain system of appearances to which the appearance in question would belong if the laws of perspective alone were concerned.
He was astonished at their malingering on piece-work, generalized about the inherent laziness of the unskilled labourer, and proceeded next day to hammer out three dollars' worth of boxes.
He learned many things, and generalized much and often erroneously, all of which can be found in the pages of The Unskilled Labourer.
He generalized upon industry and society somewhat as follows:--
Clear-eyed, from her childhood days with the saloonkeeper Cady and Cady's good-natured but unmoral spouse, she had observed, and, later, generalized much upon sex.
I have generalized about myself, and the world, my place in it, and my chance to win to a place that will be fit for you.
Perampanel is currently approved in more than 55 countries, including the United States, Japan, in Europe and in Asia as adjunctive treatment for partial-onset seizures (with or without secondarily generalized seizures) in patients with epilepsy 12 years of age and older.
[USA], Nov 15 (ANI): According to a recent study, bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.
Food and Drug Administration expanded the indication of its antiepileptic drug Fycompa CIII for monotherapy and adjunctive use in pediatric patients 4 years and older for the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures.
Computation of Generalized Matrix Inverses and Applications
(1.2) [w.sub.1](x; [alpha]) = - log(1 - [alpha][e.sup.|x|]) on [-[infinity],[infinity]], 0 < [alpha] < 1, is what may be called the generalized Binet weight function.

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