Translation of "general" - English-Traditional 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. 所有與會者都感到應該投票表決。
There is general concern about rising crime rates. 人們普遍對犯罪率上升感到擔憂。
My general impression of the place was good. 我對這個地方的總的印象很好。
The talk is intended to be of general interest (= of interest to most people). 這次商談是要探討大家普遍感興趣的話題。
UK formal Rain will become more general in the southeast during the afternoon. 降雨範圍將在下午進一步擴展到東南地區。
in general

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

In general, men are taller than women. 一般來説,男人個子比女人高。
As a general rule, we don't allow children in the bar. 一般情況下,我們不允許兒童進入酒吧。

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? 那麽,除了踝部的傷病,你身體的一般狀況怎樣?
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. 政府只能説,透露更多的資訊有損公眾的利益。

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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. 他説得很籠統。
The school aims to give children a general background in a variety of subjects. 學校旨在向孩子們概要介紹各種學科的背景知識。
I'm not an expert, so I can only speak in general terms on this matter. 我不是專家,我只能泛泛地談這個問題。
the general

things considered as a unit and without giving attention to details

His book moves from the general to the particular. 他的書先介紹總體情況然後探討具體問題。

general adjective (NOT LIMITED)

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

general knowledge 常識

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

the general manager 總經理
the General Secretary of the UN 聯合國秘書長

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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)