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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gen·er·al·i·ty /ˌʤɛnəˈræləti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·er·al·i·ty n.; pl. Generalities
 1. The state of being general; the quality of including species or particulars.
 2. That which is general; that which lacks specificalness, practicalness, or application; a general or vague statement or phrase.
    Let us descend from generalities to particulars.   --Landor.
    The glittering and sounding generalities of natural right which make up the Declaration of Independence.   --R. Choate.
 3. The main body; the bulk; the greatest part; as, the generality of a nation, or of mankind.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an idea having general application; "he spoke in broad
           generalities" [syn: generalization, generalisation]
      2: the quality of being general or widespread or having general
         applicability [ant: particularity]