generalisation vs generalization what difference

what is difference between generalisation and generalization

English

Alternative forms

  • generalization (American, Oxford British English)

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

generalisation (countable and uncountable, plural generalisations)

  1. The formulation of general concepts from specific instances by abstracting common properties.
  2. Inductive reasoning from detailed facts to general principles.

Antonyms

  • specialisation (specialization)

Translations



English

Alternative forms

  • generalisation

Etymology

general +‎ -ization

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

generalization (countable and uncountable, plural generalizations)

  1. The formulation of general concepts from specific instances by abstracting common properties.
    Synonyms: universalization; see also Thesaurus:generalization
    Antonyms: specialization; see also Thesaurus:specialization
  2. Inductive reasoning from detailed facts to general principles.
  3. An oversimplified or exaggerated conception, opinion, or image of the members of a group.
  4. (mathematics) A proof, axiom, problem, or definition which includes another’s cases, and also some additional cases.

See also

  • stereotype

Translations

Further reading

  • generalization at OneLook Dictionary Search

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