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Meaning of generic

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of
             a genus; "the generic name"
      2: (of drugs) not protected by trademark; "`Acetaminophen' is
         the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'"
      3: applicable to an entire class or group; "is there a generic
         Asian mind?"
      n 1: a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with
           no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the
           name of any specific grape [syn: {generic}, {generic wine}]
           [ant: {varietal}, {varietal wine}]
      2: any product that can be sold without a brand name

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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