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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. generalization
  • n. The process of making generic; conversion to use generics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of generalizing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Generalization; the process of generalizing.

Etymologies

Latin genus kind, class. See -fy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To help prevent the "generification" of its brand name, Google recently sent out a series of legal letters to media organizations, asking them not to use the company name as a verb ....

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  • As an American citizen I have every right to complain about the corporatization and homogenization and generification of our so-called society.

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  • When it comes to organic growth, the 4% in fact includes generification, of course, of those Plavix and Eloxatin-Plavix yield on Eloxatin.

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  • L quarter-after-quarter due either to exchange rate variation or due to immediate impact of the generification on one quarter.

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  • Of course, we adjust our save on not getting spend to products and to the generification when it comes, but it goes beyond that.

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  • There's a post-generification breakout strategy for AT

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  • But the big ticket items were "tweet" as word of the year and "google" the verb as word of the decade-two terms not only notable for their popularity, but because both are examples of the generification of language, since "tweet" and "Google" are proprietary terms.

    GOOD

  • As we said on major occasions, I mean we will - I mean we don't want to go for a payout policy when we know that there will be fluctuation in our P&L quarter-after-quarter due either to exchange rate variation or due to immediate impact of the generification on one quarter.

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  • Although this generification of brand names is not the norm, when it does happen, it can actually have an adverse impact on the company.

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  • The one I’m about to tell takes generification to some sort of limit, I think, but there are some philosophical points that I’ll get at, probably not the most important things in the real story, but the only nuggets that I can pull from this stream at this time.

    Archive 2007-09-01

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