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Affecting or concerning all or most people, places, or things; widespread,
  1. Affecting or concerning all or most people, places, or things; widespread
    • - books of general interest
  2. Not specialized or limited in range of subject, application, activity, etc
    • - brush up on your general knowledge
  3. (of a rule, principle, etc.) True for all or most cases

  4. Normal or usual
    • - it is not general practice to confirm or deny such reports
  5. Considering or including the main features or elements of something, and disregarding exceptions; overall
    • - they fired in the general direction of the enemy
    • - a general introduction to the subject
  6. Chief or principal
    • - a general manager
  1. A commander of an army, or an army officer of very high rank

  2. An officer in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranking above lieutenant general

  3. The head of a religious order organized on quasi-military lines, e.g., the Jesuits, the Dominicans, or the Salvation Army

  4. The general public

  1. a general officer of the highest rank
  2. applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"
  3. command as a general; "We are generaled by an incompetent!"
  4. not specialized or limited to one class of things; "general studies"; "general knowledge"
  5. the head of a religious order or congregation
  6. a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); "he discussed the general but neglected the particular"
  7. A general officer is an officer of high military rank, usually in the army, and in some nations, the air force. The term is widely used by many nations of the world, and when a country uses a different term, there is an equivalent title given.
  8. The military rank of General in Canada is typically held by only one officer whose position is Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) and the senior uniformed officer of the Canadian Forces. The rank is referred to as 'four star', despite the use of maple leaves in the insignia. ...
  9. The general officers of the Confederate States Army (CSA) - the army of the Confederate States of America - were the senior military leaders of the Confederacy and served during the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. ...
  10. The General (Ulysses Hadrian Armstrong) is a fictional character appearing in the DC Comics universe. Created by Chuck Dixon as an opponent for Batman, the character first appeared in Detective Comics #654, published in December of 1992. ...
  11. The General is a fictional command vehicle from the series.
  12. General, kenraali is the highest officer's rank in Sweden and Finland. In Sweden, it is held by the supreme commander (överbefälhavare) of the Swedish Armed Forces and the monarch. In Finland, it is held by the Chief of Defence. ...
  13. (Generals) wear in full dress the uniform shown in Plate III., line 1, No. 4, with some distinctions of rank. ...
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  16. concerning all or most people
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  18. High-performance computing
  19. preferences to the look-and-feel of the application
  20. not limited or specialized, referring to a whole group (such as a class of students)
  21. Basic principles of mechanosensory transduction; types of mechanoreceptor in invertebrates and vertebrates; evolution of tactile sensory systems; forms of touch.
  22. adj. (of an array) having element type t, and consequently able to have any object as an element.
  23. General Note associated with a figure, parts list, or an individual part number.
  24. purpose financial statements that are prepared in accordance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  25. leader of an army, the soldier giving the orders to everyone else.