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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.
Their gross generalities, meaningless rhetoric, and unrealistic theoretical formulations, fail to provide the basis for crafting meaningful policies, legal frameworks, or administrative regimes to insure a realistic chance of their implementation.
The warnings that dominate today's headlines are only a few out of many that have passed through Washington, usually worded in generalities and with varying degrees of credibility.
43) could grow opaque through layers of generalities.
Gone are the generalities, the diagrams, the portentous polysyllabic phrases, the elaborate scholarly appurtenances.
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.
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.
If I take Freud at his word, he seems to be using the glass as a distancing mechanism, a device to shift the viewer's attention from the particularities of texture to the generalities of contour, illumination, and volume.
The Motion just filed by Mid-State charges that the Federal complaint contains so many inaccuracies, generalities, and conclusions that it should be dismissed.
There has been contact, but it's just been generalities.
John Harrison, Fitch Europe ceo, says, "We believe Fitch's focus on the actual design of brands brings renewed rigor and specificity to a branding marketplace often marred by generalities that blunt creative execution.
By all accounts, the day was a gabfest on policy generalities.