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English definition of “general”

general

adjective (NOT LIMITED)    /ˈdʒen.ər.əl/ US  /-ɚ-/
B2 including a lot of things or subjects and not limited to only one or a few: general knowledgeGeneral used as part of the title of a job of someone who is in charge of a whole organization or company: the general manager the General Secretary of the UNPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
(Definition of general adjective (NOT LIMITED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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