Generalization


Generalization
Generalization Gen`er*al*i*za"tion, n. [Cf. F. g['e]n['e]ralisation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of generalizing; the act of bringing individuals or particulars under a genus or class; deduction of a general principle from particulars. [1913 Webster]

Generalization is only the apprehension of the one in the many. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

2. A general inference. [1913 Webster]


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