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as a (general) rule

B2 usually: As a ​general rule, I don't ​readdetectivenovels.
(Definition of as a (general) rule from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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as a (general) rule

usually: As a ​generalrule, we don’t ​allowchildren in here.
(Definition of as a (general) rule from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “as a (general) rule”
in Chinese (Simplified) 通常, 一般说来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 通常, 一般說來…
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