Spanish translation of “general”
general adjective /ˈdʒenərəl/
› of, involving etc all, most or very many people, things etc
The general feeling is that he is stupid His general knowledge is good although he is not good at mathematics. › covering a large number of cases
As a general guide, the closer you live to the ocean, the more expensive properties become. › without details
I’ll just give you a general idea of the plan. › (as part of an official title) chief
the Postmaster General. generalize verb ( generalise) › to make a general rule etc that can be applied to many cases, based on a number of cases
He’s trying to generalize from only two examples. › to talk (about something) in general terms
We should stop generalizing and discuss each problem separately. generalization noun ( generalisation) ›
generally adverb › usually; by most people; on the whole
He is generally disliked He generally wins. general election › an election in which the voters in every constituency are involved.
general store › a shop that sells a wide range of goods.
as a general rule › usually; in most cases
As a general rule, we don’t employ unskilled workers. in general › usually; in most cases; most of (a group of people etc)
por lo general, por norma
en general, por lo general
People in general were not very sympathetic People were in general not very sympathetic. the general public › the people of a town, country etc, considered as a group.
This policy is unlikely to gain the support of the general public.