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general

adjective
 
/ˈdʒen·əəl/
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.
(Definition of general adjective from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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