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an idea or conclusion having general application

the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability

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You guys like to speak in complete generalities so that no one can ever question you," Cuban told Bayless.
BEIRUT: Former Premier Salim al-Hoss said in comments published on Monday that the ministerial statement did not present anything new because all the previous statements included generalities and promises as well.
It seems to me we are hiding our heads in the sand when such generalities do not identify the specifics of what the U.
The quotations cited above illustrate another inadequacy in the current Muslim human rights discourse, namely, its gaping generalities.
43) could grow opaque through layers of generalities.
One of the more effective ways to deal with a manager who is smooth around the edges is to try to turn his generalities into specifics.
Gone are the generalities, the diagrams, the portentous polysyllabic phrases, the elaborate scholarly appurtenances.
Justices Ginsburg and Scalia used different levels of generality to define Virginia's government interest, and these different generalities were pivotal in justifying the Justices' divergent conclusions.
His novel is as rich in specifics as it is in generalities, patterns, economic forces, social history, and cultural observations, all the huge, gravitational movements of people toward some state of mind nobody has a name for yet.
While much of the document is aimed at reducing the tensions, if not actually reconciling the differences, between conservative Catholics and evangelicals, its main thrust--however couched in glittering generalities and mollifying, obscure language--is the promotion of a common political agenda: "the right ordering of civil society" (with a heavy emphasis on right).
It is no wonder that the report is long on generalities and short on specifics.
By all accounts, the day was a gabfest on policy generalities.