There are 2 translations of general in English:

general1

adj

  • 1.1 (no específico, global) general el estado general del enfermo the patient's general condition temas de interés general subjects of general interest el pronóstico general del tiempo para mañana the general weather forecast for tomorrow el país está pasando una crisis a nivel general the country as a whole is going through a crisis me habló del proyecto en líneas generales she gave me a broad outline of the project un panorama general de la situación an overall view o an overview of the situation tiene nociones generales de informática he has a general idea about information technology 1.2 (en locs) en general on the whole, in general ¿qué tal el viaje? — en general bien how was the trip? — good, on the whole en general prefiero el vino blanco on the whole o in general, I prefer white wine el público en general the general public ¿qué te molesta de él? — todo en general y nada en particular what don't you like about him? — everything and nothing por lo general, por lo general los domingos nos levantamos tarde we usually o generally get up late on Sundays por lo general llega a las nueve she usually o generally arrives at nine, she arrives at nine as a rule por lo general prefiero una novela a un ensayo in general I prefer novels to essays 1.3
    (generales fpl)
    (Esp) [Pol] general elections
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There are 2 translations of general in English:

general2

Compounds

general de brigada

general de división

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.