Sinonimi di general
1 (aggettivo )
including various or miscellaneous itemsContrary to general opinion, these plants do not need acidic soil.
There is widespread support for the proposals.
Food shortages are widespread.
There is no generally accepted definition of life.
the popular misconception that dinosaurs were all lumbering giants
Parliament's decision was in line with public opinion.
It is common practice these days to administer vitamin K during childbirth.
a film with broad appeal
The blast caused extensive damage.
proposals for universal health care
individuals who have gone against the prevailing opinion
Smoking is becoming increasingly prevalent among younger women.
He took up his accustomed position at the fire.
2 (aggettivo )
His firm took over general maintenance of the park last summer.
The council needs to cut down its overall spending.
The car was in a total mess.
I mean I'm not a total idiot.
a global vision of contemporary society
The Rough Guide to Nepal is a comprehensive guide to the region.
the blanket coverage of the Olympics
an inclusive price of £32.90
3 (aggettivo )
of, affecting, or including all or most of the members of a groupThe figures represent a general decline in unemployment.
4 (aggettivo )
not definitechemicals called by the general description `flavour enhancer'
His description of the events was very vague.
a broad outline of the Society's development
loose, , , ,
We came to some sort of loose arrangement before he went home.
The reports were based on inaccurate information.
The times are approximate only.
It is no good setting vague, woolly goals – we need a specific aim.
a person of indefinite age
I have only a hazy memory of what he was like.
The charges were vague and imprecise.
staff with ill-defined responsibilities
Forecasting was an inexact science.
Parmesan is a generic term for a family of Italian hard cheeses.
the indiscriminate killing of refugees
5 (aggettivo )
not specialized or specializingThis book is intended for the general reader rather than the student.
It was just an ordinary day for us.
Children are encouraged to make reading a regular routine.
She's smiling her usual, friendly smile.
typical pastimes such as watching films and reading
the cost of fuel and electricity used by a conventional system
an exhilarating escape from the drudgery of everyday life
It is customary to offer a drink or a snack to guests.
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in the sense of accepted
commonly approved or recognizedThere is no generally accepted definition of life.
in the sense of accustomed
usual or customaryHe took up his accustomed position at the fire.
in the sense of across-the-board
affecting everyone in a particular group or place equallyThe President promised across-the-board tax cuts if re-elected.
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