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General (IPA: /ˈdʒɛnɝəɫ/, /ˈdʒɛnɹəɫ/)


General (a.)

Relating to a genus or kind; pertaining to a whole class or order; as, a general law of animal or vegetable economy.

General (a.)

Comprehending many species or individuals; not special or particular; including all particulars; as, a general inference or conclusion.

General (a.)

Not restrained or limited to a precise import; not specific; vague; indefinite; lax in signification; as, a loose and general expression.

General (a.)

Common to many, or the greatest number; widely spread; prevalent; extensive, though not universal; as, a general opinion; a general custom.

General (a.)

Having a relation to all; common to the whole; as, Adam, our general sire.

General (a.)

As a whole; in gross; for the most part.

General (a.)

Usual; common, on most occasions; as, his general habit or method.

General (a.)

The whole; the total; that which comprehends or relates to all, or the chief part; -- opposed to particular.

General (a.)

One of the chief military officers of a government or country; the commander of an army, of a body of men not less than a brigade. In European armies, the highest military rank next below field marshal.

General (a.)

The roll of the drum which calls the troops together; as, to beat the general.

General (a.)

The chief of an order of monks, or of all the houses or congregations under the same rule.

General (a.)

The public; the people; the vulgar.

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Military rank in Switzerland

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Military rank in United States of America

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Army general in the Central Asian states

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Most senior rank of the Canadian Armed Forces

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Highest military rank of the British Army

General (Last Name / Surname)

General is the #30,139 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 778 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (to General Adams after his rant) You're a fucking dead man, Adams." - Killzone

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .That's General Leo.. He could be my friend if he weren't my enemy." - Final Fantasy VI

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A general fishing cross-examination ought not to be permitted." - Evidence

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A general flavor of mild decay." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A general must be a charlatan." - Napoleon I of France


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