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general

adjective
 
/ˈdʒen·əəl/
B1 with the most basic or necessary information but no details
대체적인
These leaflets contain some general information about the school.
relating to or involving all or most people, things, or places
일반적인
There seems to be general agreement on this matter.
in general B1 usually, or in most situations
보통
In general, the weather here is good.
in general considering the whole of someone or something
전반적으로
I still have a sore throat, but I feel much better in general.
(Definition of general adjective from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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