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generic

adjective applicable to a class, blanket, broad, collective, common, comprehensive, general, inexact, nonexclusive, nonspecific, not particuuar, not special, sweeping, universal, unspecified, wide
Associated concepts: generic name, trade name, trademark
See also: broad, omnibus, unspecified
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Each owner of a trade mark should look at having a compliance programme in place whereby certain steps are followed to show the Commissioner of Trade Marks, or the Court, in the event of an action for revocation, that all reasonable steps have been taken to avoid the mark being used generically.
Those itchy because they can't place Pastor's politics may be further exercised by the fact that, while her works may be classically Baroque in their architectural energy, in the end they are refreshingly, generically American - due both to their implied threat of random violence and their loving attention to making nature more fabulous.
The researchers examined five popular brands of commercial protective gloves commonly used NIEHS -- three models made from natural rubber (known generically as "surgeons' gloves"), and one variety each made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polyethylene.
While early therapy is dominated by generically available agents, and the later stages by insulin, the number of unmet needs in the diabetes treatment warrants that novel agents will have a place in the market.
Many stars came dressed as ``Their Favorite Old Movie Star,'' but most were generically attired in formal finery.
Gillies shows that Othello is generically rather than specifically other: his African exoticism is telescoped into different forms of otherness by the Venetians who consistently associate him with Egyptians, Turks and Indians.
More skillfully constructed than his pieces, but lacking individuality, is Romanian choreographer Alice Minodora Necsea's generically romantic abstraction, Serenade Opus 5, to staunchly conservative music by contemporary Slovak composer Eugen Suchon.
S hit-and-run spoof Gap posters are not as conspicuous a coup de main as one might wish: they look a bit too much like the Gap's own ads, user-friendly and generically white--"Samantha, pink panther, wears an antiviolence whistle.
A number of older therapies, for asthma in particular, are widely available generically and there is fierce competition in the market.
Many people use the word ``crabgrass'' generically, and they mean to include by it almost any weed they see growing in their lawn.
Tylus organizes the book generically and chronologically.
Serenity is captained by the generically glib Mal Reynolds (Nathan Fillion), and his wiser (and sexier) second-in-command Zoe (Gina Torres), a take-charge gal inexplicably betrothed to the blandly benign pilot, Wash (Alan Tudyk).