genericization definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of getting generic.
    • With respect to a trademark, becoming so widely identified as a reference for a type of product as to cease representing a particular manufacturer of a product of that type.
    • the entire process of getting generic.
    • With respect to a trademark, getting therefore extensively recognized as a reference for a kind of item regarding stop representing a specific maker of something of the kind.

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