Definitions and translations for "general"

Definition of general

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Adjective
1. Including or involving every part or member of a given or implied entity, whole etc.; as opposed to specific or particular.
2. Applied to a person (as a postmodifier or a normal preceding adjective) to indicate supreme rank, in civil or military titles, and later in other terms; pre-eminent.
3. Prevalent or widespread among a given class or area; common, usual.
4. Not limited in use or application; applicable to the whole or every member of a class or category.
5. Giving or consisting of only the most important aspects of something, ignoring minor details; indefinite.
6. Not limited to a specific class; miscellaneous, concerned with all branches of a given subject or area.
Noun
7. A general fact or proposition; a generality.
We have dealt with the generals; now let us turn to the particulars.
8. A senior military title, originally designating the commander of an army and now a specific rank falling under field marshal (in the British army) and below general of the army or general of the air force in the US army and air forces.
9. A great strategist or tactician.
Hannibal was one of the greatest generals of the ancient world.
10. The head of certain religious orders, especially Dominicans or Jesuits.
11. A commander of naval forces; an admiral.
12. A general servant; a maid with no specific duties.
13. A general anaesthetic; general anaesthesia.
Verb
14. To lead (soldiers) as a general
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English - English - general

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n. high ranking military officer
adj. inclusive, of all things
n. general, high ranking military officer

English - Spanish - general

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s. general
adj. general, frecuente; común, universal

Spanish - English - general

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adj. general, inclusive; broad, extensive; sweeping; omnibus; headlong

English - French - general

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n. général; généralissime
adj. général, global

English - German - general

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n. General (militärische Bezeichnung für hohen Offizier)
adj. allgemein

English - Indonesian - general

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n. jendral, jenderal
a. umum, awam, total, lazim, am, terperinci: tdk terperinci, jenderal

English - Italian - general

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s. (Mil) generale; superiore generale; (fam) domestico tuttofare
agg. generale; comune; universale; generico

English - Polish - general

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n. generał, dowódca, ogólnik
a. ogólny, generalny, powszechny, ogólnikowy, sprecyzowany: nie sprecyzowany, utarty, walny, gremialny, gromadny

English - Portuguese - general

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s. geral; general
adj. geral, universal; comum

English - Romanian - general

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n. general {mil.}
a. general, universal, comun, vag, obştesc, aproximativ

English - Russian - general

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с. генерал, полководец
прил. общий, всеобщий; широкий, повсеместный, поголовный; общепринятый, обычный; общего характера, неспециализированный; расплывчатый, неточный, приблизительный

English - Turkish - general

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i. general, genel ilkeler, orgeneral, komutan, tarikat lideri
s. genel, yaygın, tahmini, baş, umumi, şef

English - Ukrainian - general

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n. генерал, більшість, полководець
a. загальний, повсюдний, загальноприйнятий, генеральний, генеральський, коповий, узагальнений, широкий

German - English - general

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n. high ranking military officer

Polish - English - general

n. general

Portuguese - English - general

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n. general

Romanian - English - general

a. general, common, universal, generic, broad, rife, immanent, grand
a. all-round

Turkish - English - general

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n. high ranking military officer
adj. inclusive, of all things
n. general, high ranking military officer

English - Dutch - general

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zn. algemeen, algeheel, gewoon; generaal
bn. algemeen, generaal

English - Greek - general

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ουσ. στρατηγός
επίθ. γενικός

German - Spanish - general

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n. general (m), capitán (m)

Spanish - French - general

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1. (general) général 2. (cambio) total; complet; général
3. (opinión) général; très répandu 4. (grado) systématique; en masse; sur une grande échelle
5. (militar) général (m)

Spanish - German - general

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n. general, feldherr, strohsack
a. allgemein, umfassend, durchgängig, generell, gesamt, verbreitet, gewöhnlich, haupt-, ober-

Spanish - Russian - general

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n. генерал,
adj. общий

Turkish - Turkish - general

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kara ve hava ordularında albaydan sonra gelen ve mareşalliğe kadar olan yüksek rütbeli subaylara verilen genel ad.

German - French - general

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n. général (m)
adj. général

German - Italian - general

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n. generale (m), padre generale {rel.catt.} (m)

German - Russian - general

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n. генерал (m)

German - Turkish - general

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i. orgeneral (m)

Portuguese - French - general

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(militar) général (m)

Turkish - French - general

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officier général, général [le]

Turkish - German - general

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n. Feldherr

Turkish - Russian - general

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n. генерал (M)

German - Dutch - general

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generaal

English - Arabic - general

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‏جنرال لواء، لواء، فكرة عامة‏
‏عام، شامل، سائد، شائع، كلي‏

English - Chinese - general

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(名) 一般, 大体, 将军
(形) 一般的; 综合的; 普通的

English - Chinese - general

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(名) 一般, 大體, 將軍
(形) 一般的; 綜合的; 普通的

English - Hindi - general

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n. प्रचलित, प्रधान, प्रमुख, सेनापति
a. जाति-संबंधी, विस्तृत, सामान्य, असीम, साधारण, अप्रधान, अस्पष्ट, व्यापक

English - Japanese - general

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(名) 大将; 将官; 将軍
(形) 全般的な; 世間一般の; 一般の

English - Korean - general

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명. 대장, 군사령관
형. 일반의, 세상 일반의, 일반적인, 대체적인, 부정의, 일반, 장성급의, 장의

English - Vietnamese - general

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n. đại tướng, tu viện trưởng, giáo trưởng, công chúng
a. chung, toàn thể, tổng hợp, cùng một lúc
adv. thường thường, đại khái, đại thể

German - Chinese - general

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[der]将军。

Spanish - Korean - general

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n. 대장
adj. 일반의, 전반적인, 일반적인, 주요한
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Synonyms for general
1. common: ordinary, commonplace, customary, natural, prevailing, prevalent, matter-of-course
2. widespread: extensive, broad, limitless, endless, inclusive, comprehensive, comprehending
3. miscellaneous: unrestricted
4. indefinite: inexact, vague, ill-defined, uncertain, imprecise, lax