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Synonyms for generic

Noun

1. generic, generic wine, wine, vino
usage: 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
2. generic, merchandise, ware, product
usage: any product that can be sold without a brand name

Adjective

1. generic
usage: relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus; "the generic name"
2. generic, nonproprietary (vs. proprietary)
usage: (of drugs) not protected by trademark; "`Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'"
3. generic, general (vs. specific)
usage: applicable to an entire class or group; "is there a generic Asian mind?"
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