Translation of "general" - English-Arabic dictionary


adjective uk /ˈdʒen·əəl/ us /ˈdʒen·rəl, ˈdʒen·ər·əl/

B1 with the most basic or necessary information but no details

عام / أَساسي
These leaflets contain some general information about the school.

relating to or involving all or most people, things, or places

There seems to be general agreement on this matter.
in general

B1 usually, or in most situations

In general, the weather here is good.
in general

considering the whole of someone or something

بِشَكْل عام / عُمومًا
I still have a sore throat, but I feel much better in general.
noun uk /ˈdʒen·ər·əl/ us /ˈdʒen·rəl, ˈdʒen·ər.əl/

a very important officer in the army or air force


(Translation of “general” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)