Translation of "general" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (COMMON) 普遍的 uk us /ˈdʒen.ər.əl/ US  /-ɚ-/

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

The general feeling at the meeting was that a vote should be taken. 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 south-east during the afternoon. 降雨範圍將在下午進一步擴展到東南地區。
in general

(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。

considering the whole of someone or something, and not just a particular part of them

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。

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