Definition of generally in English:


Line breaks: gen¦er|al¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəli


  • 2In general terms; without regard to particulars or exceptions: a decade when France was moving generally to the left [as sentence adverb]: generally speaking, things have been getting better
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    • I know they vary over the long term but that is generally a decline over years.
    • So far we have been looking at media rather generally in terms of communication options.
    • Nor, generally speaking, will the customer's bank be in breach of its duty of performance.
    overall, in general terms, in a general sense, generally speaking, altogether, all in all, broadly, on average, principally, basically, substantially, effectively

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