genericization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

generic +‎ -ization

Noun[edit]

genericization (countable and uncountable, plural genericizations)

  1. The process of becoming generic.
  2. (law) With respect to a trademark, the act or process of becoming so widely identified as a reference for a type of product as to cease representing a particular brand or manufacturer of that type of product.

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