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Spanish translation of “general”

general

adjective /ˈdʒenərəl/
of, involving etc all, most or very many people, things etc
general
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
general
As a general guide, the closer you live to the ocean, the more expensive properties become.
without details
general
I’ll just give you a general idea of the plan.
(as part of an official title) chief
jefe, general
the Postmaster General.
generalize verb ( (also generaliseBritish)) to make a general rule etc that can be applied to many cases, based on a number of cases
generalizar
He’s trying to generalize from only two examples.
to talk (about something) in general terms
generalizar
We should stop generalizing and discuss each problem separately.
generalization noun ( (also generalisationBritish))
generalización
It’s unfair to make such a sweeping generalization.
generally adverb usually; by most people; on the whole
generalmente, corrientemente, por lo general
He is generally disliked He generally wins.
general election noun an election in which the voters in every constituency are involved
elecciones generales
Who do you think will win the general election?
the general public noun the people of a town, country etc, considered as a group
el gran público
This policy is unlikely to gain the support of the general public.
general store noun a shop that sells a wide range of goods.
gran almacén
as a general rule usually; in most cases
por lo general, por norma
As a general rule, we don’t employ unskilled workers.
in general usually; in most cases; most of (a group of people etc)
en general, por lo general
People in general were not very sympathetic People were in general not very sympathetic.
(Definition of general from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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