Translation of "generally" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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generallyadverb

uk /ˈdʒen.ə r.əl.i/ us /ˈdʒen.ə r.əl.i/

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

大體上;總體上
Your health is generally good, but you do have a few minor problems. 大體上,你身體狀況不錯,但有些小毛病。
He wants more money to be given to the arts generally. 他希望各藝術門類都能得到更多的資金。
I shall now develop my previous point more generally (= to say more about what it includes). 現在我將就上一點展開更加全面的論述。

B1 usually, or in most situations

通常;一般地;大多數情況下
The baby generally wakes up three times during the night. 通常這個嬰兒會在夜間醒三次。
Well, generally speaking (= in most situations), it's quicker on public transport. 這個嘛,大多數情況下,乘坐公共交通工具要快得多。

B2 by most people, or to most people

普遍地;廣泛地
It was generally believed at the time that both men were guilty. 當時普遍認為這兩名男子都有罪。
The proposal has received a generally favourable reaction. 人們對這項提議的反應是普遍贊成。

More examples

  • Lack of experience will generally count against you in an interview.
  • In my experience, people generally smile back if you smile at them.
  • Vegetables are generally low in calories.
  • You get the odd person who's rude to you but they're generally quite helpful.
  • This disease doesn't generally respond to treatment.

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