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    Generic or general

    Which word will be more appropriate in this sentence? (Any other possible improvement will also be appreciated):

    “Since I do not have time to write to each of you individually, I am sending you all a generic (or general?) response to your communications.”

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    Re: Generic or general

    According to an online dictionary, "generic" and "general" are synonyms. I personally would say "general" in this case.
    Also, I found some thread in this forum on the subject that might be helpful:

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