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generality

je nuh ra luh tee

  • n  an idea or conclusion having general application
  • n  the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability

  • Their "truth" cannot be denied, but how can we use their existence to assert any generality rather than an explanation for a singular circumstance?.
  • Practitioners often begin, for example, by uttering a generality: "I sense an older father figure here," eliciting a response that leads him to the next question.
  • If we achieve the same result in each of several replications, we then gain confidence that we may be witnessing a predictable generality based upon a law of nature.
Quotes

  • Max Mosley in France24
    In his letter to the teams, Mosley said: "In particular (though without limiting the generality of this request) the FIA wishes to receive copies of any electronic communications (howsoever conveyed or stored) which may be relevant to this case and...
  • Adrian Lamo in Macleans.ca
    A lot of people have labelled me a snitch,Lamo says. "I guess I deserve that on this one but not as a generality: I'm contacted on a daily basis by all kinds of people who confess to all kinds of federal crimes. I have never once turned...
  • Harry Reid in Washington Post
    I would be very, very confident, I have not read this (amendment), but I'm confident, in real generality ...... that I can support him,Reid told reporters.

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