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generic

(dʒəˈnɛrɪk)
mod. cheap; plain; undesirable. I don’t want any old generic car, I want something with power and good looks.
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Transversality theorem: a useful tool for establishing genericity.
The paper argues that genericity as a unitary phenomenon of human thought has a psychological, rather than linguistic, basis.
Genericity is proposed to address the issue of personalizing and maintaining the solution.
Bernal-Gonzalez, Algebraic genericity of strict-order integrability, Studia Math.
1995), there is an important distinction between the articles the and a in generic contexts: only the can be used for NP-level genericity and only a for sentence-level genericity.
The paradox reducing manoeuvre is to manualise methodology so as to abstract away from particular nuances and toward genericity.
Indeed, its potential genericity (Internet of all Things) and its objective of coupling in a tighter way, the digital and physical world make the Internet of Things more sensitive to physical properties--as constraints or advantages.
However, the most important reference, from the point of view of the film's genericity, (5) is the parallelism established between the protagonist couples of Curse and The Big Sleep.
Studies pertaining to the acquisition of definiteness and genericity (Augusto & Correa, 2008; Correa, Augusto & Andrade Silva, 2008), aspect (Lima-Rodrigues, 2007) and mood (Longchamps, 2009; Longchamps and Correa, 2010) and cross-language comparison concerning the visibility of interface information in Spanish and Portuguese (Marcilese, 2007; Marcilese, Correa & Augusto, 2008) provide empirical data compatible with this view.
In relation to genericity, Lekakou (2005 : 68) argues that the middle construction expresses an ascription of a dispositional property or quality to the OAR enabling the arbitrary agent to act on it in the way specified by the meaning of the verb together with the adverb's meaning.
Yet, apart from discussions and speculations about the appropriateness of the category addressed in each case or the genericity of this or that genre, few accounts of individual genres have attempted to contextualize them within the generic system as a whole and, what is perhaps more discouraging, they have largely ignored the theoretical debates about the phenomenon of film genre and its history.
It is characterized by high dynamicity (node can join and leave the network at any time), scalability (hight number of node is supported) and genericity (for any type of P2P network and any recursive problem).
In Alain Badiou's summation, "[T]hese fictitious beings, these opinions, customs, differences, are that to which universality is addressed; that toward which love is directed; finally, that which must be traversed in order for universality itself to be constructed, or for the genericity (genericite) of the true to be imminently deployed.
The readings that follow aim to redress this neglect and to do so, in fact, by directing attention to the quality potentially responsible for these texts' dismissal: their genericity.
In both cases, the noun projects a DP, but with a different structure between the noun and the DP, according to one's favorite theory of genericity and referentiality (e.