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ge·ner·ic

 (jə-nĕr′ĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or descriptive of an entire group or class: Cancer is a generic term for a group of diseases in which cells proliferate wildly.
b. Lacking specificity; general: made some generic remarks about how to save for retirement.
2. Biology Of or relating to a genus.
3.
a. Relating to or being a product that is sold or distributed without any brand name or without a widely known brand name, especially as a discount alternative to a name-brand product: generic soap.
b. Relating to or being the official nonproprietary name of a drug, under which it is licensed and identified by the manufacturer.
4. Grammar Specifying neither masculine nor feminine gender: generic nouns like waitperson and executive.
n.
1. A product or substance sold under or identified by a generic name.
2. A wine that is a blend of several grape varieties and does not carry the name of any specific grape.

[From Latin genus, gener-, kind; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

ge·ner′i·cal·ly adv.
gen′e·ric′i·ty (jĕn′ə-rĭs′ĭ-tē), ge·ner·ic·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.generically - without a trademark or brand name; "we market these drugs generically"
2.generically - as sharing a common genus; "these animals are not related generically"
Translations

generically

[dʒɪˈnerɪklɪ] ADVgenéricamente, de manera genérica

generically

[dʒɪˈnɛrɪkəli] adv
[refer to] → génériquement
[called, known] → génériquementgeneric drug nmédicament m générique

generically

adv (Biol) → gattungsmäßig; they could be generically described as …sie könnten unter dem Oberbegriffzusammengefasst werden

generically

[dʒɪˈnɛrɪklɪ] advgenericamente
References in classic literature ?
Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
The good folks at Wham-O love to remind us of this when journalists fail to capitalize it or refer generically to flying disc toys as "Frisbees."
Studies show that Pexion, generically known as imepitoin, can help dogs remain calm during firework shows with 66% of dog owners who used it scoring the treatment as excellent or good versus 25% of dogs that received placebos.
Rice is hamstrung by having to play against a revolving door of opposite numbers and her character is never character established beyond being generically sweet and caring, while subplots are conveniently resolved or forgotten.
While the rule applies to some non-religious facial coverings, it is generically perceived to be directed at the extremely modest clothes worn by a minority of Muslim women.
The role is full of conflicts and contradictions, but the actress opts to take the 'generically sad' way out, and just plays it ineluctably 'unhappy.'
"A bomb going off is generically a terrorist activity.
Their topics include sententiousness in Roman comedy: a moralizing reading, Plautus undoing himself: what is funny and what is Plautine in Stichus and Trinummus, basket case: material girl and animate object in Plautus' Cistellaria, when reason surrenders its authority: Thyestes' approach to Atreus' palace, Petronian spectacles: the Widow of Ephesus generically revisited, and Seneca's Thyestes: three female translators into English.
Near the WTI-STI transition, there emerges a novel Weyl semimetal phase, in which the Fermi arcs generically appear at both cleavage surfaces, whereas the Fermi circle only appears at one selected surface.
American National is the producer of two consumer air-adjustable bed brands (often referred to generically as "number beds") Instant Comfort and Personal Comfort.
Other periodical publications began using magazine in their titles, and the word was soon used generically for a certain kind of periodical.
'Such data have not been generically available for other parts of the world.