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13 entries found for general. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1gen·er·al
Pronunciation: primarystressjen-(schwa-)rschwal
Function: adjective
1 : involving, applying to, or affecting the whole : not local or partial <a general election> <the general body of citizens>
2 : relating to or covering all instances <a general conclusion>
3 : not specific or in detail <a general outline>
4 : common to many <the general custom here>
5 : not special : not specialized <a general store>
6 : of top rank <general manager> <inspector general>

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