generality

[ jen-uh-ral-i-tee ]
/ ˌdʒɛn əˈræl ɪ ti /

noun, plural gen·er·al·i·ties.

an indefinite, unspecific, or undetailed statement: to speak in generalities about human rights.
a general principle, rule, or law.
the greater part or majority: the generality of people.
the state or quality of being general.

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Origin of generality

1400–50; late Middle English generalite<Latin generālitās.See general, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for generality

generality
/ (ˌdʒɛnəˈrælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

a principle or observation having general application, esp when imprecise or unable to be proved
the state or quality of being general
archaic the majority
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