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general

Synonyms of general in English:

adjective

  • 1 this is suitable for general use
    widespread, common, extensive, universal, wide, popular, public, mainstream;
    [Antonyms] restricted
  • 2 a general pay increase
    comprehensive, overall, across the board, blanket, umbrella, mass, wholesale, sweeping, broad-ranging, inclusive, companywide;
    universal, global, worldwide, nationwide
    [Antonyms] localized
  • 3 general knowledge
    miscellaneous, mixed, assorted, diversified, composite, heterogeneous, eclectic
    [Antonyms] specialist
  • 4 the general practice
    [Antonyms] exceptional
  • 5 a general description
    [Antonyms] detailed
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