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generic

ge·ner·ic

generic

 
pronunciation:
j ne rihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, or applying to all elements of a particular class.
Feathers are a generic feature of birds.
antonyms:
special, specific
similar words:
general, universal
definition 2: of or concerning a biological genus.
definition 3: produced or sold without a brand name.
Packaging for generic products is very plain.
definition 4: of drugs, prescribed or described by chemical name and not by brand.
Generic drugs are less expensive than brand-name drugs.
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