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general

adjective
 
/ˈdʒen·əəl/
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
عام
There seems to be general agreement on this matter.
in general B1 usually, or in most situations
عادًة
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.
(Definition of general adjective from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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