What does generalized mean?

Definitions for generalized

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word generalized.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment

    "the hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal"


  1. Made more general, less specialized.

    The generalized formula applies to all cases, the specialized one only works on simple problems.

Webster Dictionary

  1. of Generalize

  2. comprising structural characters which are separated in more specialized forms; synthetic; as, a generalized type


  1. primitive: containing in combination characters that are separated and specialized in other forms.

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  1. The numerical value of generalized in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. The numerical value of generalized in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of generalized in a Sentence

  1. I am grateful for the efforts of the European Union in tackling this injustice, both through diplomatic efforts and through legislation to protect European companies from American sanctions. I sincerely hope that the international community can come together to see that the world does not become a battleground for generalized economic war.

  2. People are all purpose tokens, but you must remember each adds, subtracts, multiplies, divides, integrates… in its unique way. It is difficult and unfair to use generalized laws.

  3. An experiment without any goals is a joke, we're putting the cat among the pigeons by allowing the generalized monitoring of the Internet for everything and anything.

  4. A sharper slowdown in China than currently projected could have strong international spillovers through trade, commodity prices, and confidence, and lead to a more generalized slowdown in the global economy, especially if it further curtailed expectations of future income.

  5. Comments I made as I private citizen before I was hired at HHS were brought to light by concerned members of the press, in the heated and hyper-passionate political campaign environment, I made generalized comments regarding race relations and radical Islam. I fully understand that these emotionally-charged comments were hurtful, and I deeply apologize to members of both communities.

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