Translation of "general" - English-Japanese dictionary


adjective uk /ˈdʒen·əəl/ us /ˈdʒen·rəl, ˈdʒen·ər·əl/

B1 with the most basic or necessary information but no details

おおまかな, 概略の
These leaflets contain some general information about the school.

relating to or involving all or most people, things, or places

一般的な, 全体の
There seems to be general agreement on this matter.
in general

B1 usually, or in most situations

通常, 一般的に
In general, the weather here is good.
in general

considering the whole of someone or something

全体的に, おおむね
I still have a sore throat, but I feel much better in general.
noun uk /ˈdʒen·ər·əl/ us /ˈdʒen·rəl, ˈdʒen·ər.əl/

a very important officer in the army or air force

(軍隊の)大将, 将官

(Translation of “general” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)