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chiefly British English spelling of generalization. For spelling, see -ize.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for generalisation

Historical Examples

  • He repeated this generalisation about the Dublin people to John Marsh.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • Generalisation is only an instinctive process of simplification.

  • The saving of time shown by the Grammatical Method is due to generalisation.

  • In other words the isolated facts are built up into a generalisation.

  • We have, then, added a third term to our generalisation about art.

    Personality in Literature

    Rolfe Arnold Scott-James