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  1. general:
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    • generell


English

Detailed Translations for general from English to German

general:

general [the ~] noun

  1. the general (commanding officer)
    der General; der Feldherr

Translation Matrix for general:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Feldherr commanding officer; general
General commanding officer; general
- full general; superior general
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- cosmopolitan; ecumenical; oecumenical; universal; world-wide; worldwide
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- military commander; prevailing; spread; widespread
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
allgemein general; generally; in a general sense; on the whole common; commonly; customary; habitual; ordinarily; ordinary; quite common; usual
ausführlich broad; elaborate; exhaustive; expansive; extensive; general; lengthy; long-winded; tedious accurate; accurately; broad; careful; detailed; elaborate; exact; exhaustive; expansive; extensive; in detail; meticulous; painstaking; precise; precisely; scrupulous; stringent; wide; widespread
im Großen und Ganzen general; generally; in a general sense; on the whole broad; rough
weitläufig broad; elaborate; exhaustive; expansive; extensive; general; lengthy; long-winded; tedious ample; broad; detailed; elaborate; elongated; exhaustive; expansive; extensive; in detail; lengthy; long-drawn-out; protracted; wide; widespread

Related Words for "general":

  • generals

Synonyms for "general":


Antonyms for "general":


Related Definitions for "general":

  1. prevailing among and common to the general public1
    • the general discontent1
  2. of worldwide scope or applicability1
  3. not specialized or limited to one class of things1
    • general studies1
    • general knowledge1
  4. applying to all or most members of a category or group1
    • the general public1
    • general assistance1
    • a general rule1
    • in general terms1
    • comprehensible to the general reader1
  5. affecting the entire body1
    • a general anesthetic1
    • general symptoms1
  6. somewhat indefinite1
    • bearing a general resemblance to the original1
    • a general description of the merchandise1
  7. a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)1
    • he discussed the general but neglected the particular1
  8. a general officer of the highest rank1
  9. the head of a religious order or congregation1
  10. command as a general1
    • We are generaled by an incompetent!1

Wiktionary Translations for general:

general
noun
  1. rank higher than a colonel or brigadier
adjective
  1. not limited in application; applicable to a whole class or category
  2. involving every part or member, not specific or particular
general
adjective
  1. insgesamt, undifferenziert
  2. im Allgemeinen, allgemein verbindlich, immer gültig
  3. überall
noun
  1. Militärwesen, Polizeiwesen: Dienstgrad, der über dem Generalleutnant steht und somit der höchste Dienstgrad der Generalität darstellt

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
general allgemein généralcommun à tous les individus d’un genre, applicable à un très grand nombre de personnes ou de choses.
general General général d’armée — Grade OF-9 de l’armée de terre
general General général d’armée aérienne — Grade OF-9 de l’armée de l’air

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