Translation of "general" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdʒen.ər.əl/ us /ˈdʒen.ər.əl/

general adjective (COMMON)

B2 involving or relating to most or all people, things, or places, especially when these are considered as a unit

The general feeling is that justice was not served. 所有与会者都感到应该投票表决。
There is general concern about rising crime rates. 人们普遍对犯罪率上升感到担忧。
My general impression of the place was good. 我对这个地方总的印象很好。
The talk is intended to be of general interest (= of interest to most people). 这次商谈是要探讨大家普遍感兴趣的话题。
UK formal Rain will become more general in the southeast during the afternoon. 降雨范围将在下午进一步扩展到东南地区。
in general

B1 also as a general rule usually, or in most situations

In general, men are taller than women. 一般来说,男人个子比女人高。
As a general rule, we don't allow children in the bar. 一般情况下,我们不允许儿童进入酒吧。

B2 considering the whole of someone or something, and not just a particular part of him, her, or it

So, apart from the bad ankle, how are you in general? 那么,除了踝部的伤病,你身体总的来说怎么样?
be in the general interest formal

to be a good thing for the public

The government will only say it is not in the general interest to reveal any more information. 政府只能说,透露更多的信息有损公众的利益。

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general adjective (NOT DETAILED)

B1 not detailed, but including the most basic or necessary information

What he said was very general. 他说得很笼统。
The school aims to give children a general background in a variety of subjects. 学校旨在向孩子们概要介绍各种学科的背景知识。
I'm not an expert, so I can only speak in general terms on this matter. 我不是专家,我只能泛泛地谈这个问题。
the general

things considered as a unit and without giving attention to details

His book moves from the general to the particular. 他的书先介绍总体情况然后探讨具体问题。

general adjective (NOT LIMITED)

B2 including a lot of things or subjects and not limited to only one or a few

general knowledge 常识

used as part of the title of a job of someone who is in charge of a whole organization or company

the general manager 总经理
the General Secretary of the UN 联合国秘书长

generalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒen.ər.əl/ us /ˈdʒen.ər.əl/

also General an officer of very high rank, especially in the army

He was promoted to the rank of general.
General Brown/Roger Brown
[ as form of address ] Thank you, General.

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