Translation of "general" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

general

adjective (NOT DETAILED) 笼统的 uk us /ˈdʒen.ər.əl/ US  /-ɚ-/

not detailed, but including the most basic or necessary information

大体的;大致的;笼统的
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

一般事物;大致情况,总体情况
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。

(Translation of “general adjective (NOT DETAILED)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)