- (in the philosophy of Rousseau) the source of legitimate authority residing in the
collective will as contrasted with individual interests
Example Sentences Including 'general will'
His no-nonsence and physical approach to the game in general will be a great motivation to his new charges at Drumahoe.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
I love Dr John MacArthur's advice, `If you are lined up with God's general will , those five basics, then do whatever you want!
Diamonds in the Dust
In the days ahead, Ontario's attorney general will decide whether to order a new trial or release Cain outright.
They guarantee Angels and pub rock fans in general will love their show.
Australian News Misc (2004)
`There are many technically good players in the league now and unless they are going to be protected, the game in general will be the loser.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
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