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noun     generality pronunciation in British English
/ˌdʒenəˈræləti/
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pluralgeneralities
  1. 1
    [countable] [usually plural] a statement that is not specific but that covers a wide range of situations

    The speech was full of bland generalities.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the fact that a statement is general rather than specific
  2. 2
    [singular] formal the majority of something, for example most of the people in a group
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