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general

adjective     /ˈdʒenərəl/
NOT DETAILED
B1 not detailed, but including the most basic or necessary information общий, основной These leaflets contain some general information about the school. I've got a general idea of how it works.General
MOST PEOPLE [always before noun]
B2 relating to or involving all or most people, things, or places общий, повсеместный There seems to be general agreement on this matter.GeneralPlain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
NOT LIMITED [always before noun]
B2 including a lot of things or subjects and not limited to only one or a few общий, общего характера general knowledgeGeneral
in general
B2 considering the whole of someone or something, and not just a particular part of them вообще, в целом I still have a sore throat, but I feel much better in general.General
B1 usually, or in most situations обычно, как правило In general, the weather here stays sunny.General
(Definition of general adjective from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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