Translation of "overall" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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overalladverb [ before noun ], adjective

uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈrɔːl/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈɑːl/

B2 in general rather than in particular, or including all the people or things in a particular group or situation

总的(来说) ;全面的(地) ;包括一切的(地)
The overall situation is good, despite a few minor problems. 尽管有一些小问题,局势总的来说是好的。
Overall, it has been a good year. 总的来说,这一年很不错。
The overall winner, after ten games, will receive $250,000. 10场比赛后,总冠军将获得25万美元。

More examples

  • The company cited a 12% decline in new orders as evidence that overall demand for its products was falling.
  • The age of the patients and their overall health must be factored into the results.
  • His performance should be judged on the overall result, and not on whether he achieves every jot and tittle of his original plan.
  • You must keep things in perspective - the overall situation isn't really that bad.
  • The report focuses on the particular rather than the general and so doesn't draw any overall conclusions.

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