Translation of generalize in Spanish:


generalizar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəˌlaɪz/ /ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəlʌɪz/

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intransitive verb

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    • What is unacceptable, to say the least, is to generalize about the uses and customs of nearly half a billion people who cover close to one sixth of the Earth's surface.
    • However, it is not easy to generalize about the ethnographic research process in such a way as to provide definitive recommendations about research practice.
    • On the other hand, I'll admit that the few I've seen have actually been quite good, and hard to generalize about.
    • So, that being the case, I don't want to generalize about Americans.
    • If you're going to generalize about doctors, maybe you should be a little bit more wary about your sources.
    • As much as I hate to generalize about such a large group of people, I'm going to do it anyway.
    • Such an extreme contrast should tell anyone how stupid it is to generalize about racism.
    • While this study helps us generalize about the different techniques, data are highly specific to individual surgeons and surgical units.
    • In their desire to generalize about men, or even about one class of men, and in their focus on social consequences, they flatten out the complementary perspective of interiority and individuality.
    • While it is possible to generalize about the social impact and consequences of flooding by means of the figures given above, flooding is a complex subject because of the various causes of the flood hazard and human responses to it.
    • Even to generalize about the 337 estates valued at more than 5,000 [pounds sterling] runs the risk of distortion because there are so many exceptions to any rule.
    • Eating habits in Germany vary by social class and milieu, but it is possible to generalize about the behavior of the inclusive middle class, which has emerged in the prosperous postwar era.
    • Probably the best part of this inconclusive book is the epilogue, which reminds us to be careful of how we generalize about natives as ecologists or balanced dwellers in the land.
    • Anthologies like this one invite us to generalize about differences between U.S. and U.K. poetics.
    • The varied topography of Nelson makes it difficult to generalize about weather and soils, although records show that the region is slightly cooler and wetter than the Marlborough average.
    • It's actually difficult to generalize about Canada.
    • But it's hard to generalize about almost 300 million people.
    • Because states have distinctive histories and are located in particular places there are definite limits in our ability to generalize about state systems.
    • It is difficult, however, to generalize about species native to Australia since much of the literature is based on northern hemisphere or crop species.
    • It is foolhardy to generalize about the political attitudes of 100 million peasants, except to say that they were far from being a cowed mass.

transitive verb

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    • Our current efforts are directed at improving these tools for E. coli, making them widely available, and generalizing them to other microorganisms.
    • Several factors suggest caution before widely generalizing our findings.
    • One of the most important branches of mathematics is the study of objects known as manifolds, which result from generalizing these ideas to three or more dimensions.
    • Whether the results will generalize remains to be seen.
    • They also limit themselves to a very small sample of games from which they mistakenly try to generalize universal principles and properties.
    • For example, studies that generalise findings from limited population samples of incarcerated offenders are arguably missing datasets from the most intelligent criminal populations.
    • The very institutions that helped generalise the boom now spread the panic.
    • The main rules and propositions were generalized and formalized in field manuals and regulations.
    • These models are somewhat restricted in their direct physical application, though some generalized conclusions could be drawn from these results.
    • No differences were found to exist and the results were generalized to the target population.
    • The researchers recognize the need to have a higher response rate to be able to generalize findings to the population.
    • The homogenous nature of the subjects limits the ability to generalize results to other populations.
    • Can the results from scientific research be generalized to witnesses in the real world?
    • However, a sample of one-tenth of one per cent of the entire undergraduate student population is far too small to generalize these opinions to them.
    • This means that our population will be all students in that university which will in turn mean that we will only be able to generalize our findings to students of that university.
    • We have generalized this method and made it applicable to data from multiple unlinked loci.
    • In practice, attempts to generalize research results are unlikely to rest on anything that happens in a single study, including the type of sampling carried out or the type of statistical test used.
    • Caution should be used in generalizing this study's results to other student populations.
    • Rather they owed their popularity and usefulness to the rather generalized reference that they made to the males and females of the human species.
    • Rather than report on the details of their results, we present here a more generalized discussion.