en general


en general
en general
in general, generally
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= por lo general generally, in general
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= at large, by and large, for the most part, generally, in general, in the main, on balance, on the whole, overall, all in all, broadly, as a whole, generally speaking
Ex. The committee will be expected to produce an annual report to the members at large.
Ex. This has been the case with newspapers which by and large have changed very little over the past century.
Ex. Only one fact holds true in all catalog worlds: library users -- despite their great personal differences and interests -- are, for the most part, expected to negotiate their own way through whatever catalog is presented to them.
Ex. Specific entry is generally recommended.
Ex. However, in general, it is unreasonable to expect a user to know the ISBN of a book.
Ex. In the main, a library assistant's work consists of service desk duties, charging and discharging books, shelving returned books, dealing with reservations, sending overdue notices and checking the receipt of periodicals = En general, el trabajo de un auxiliar de biblioteca consiste en la atención al usuario, tramitar los préstamos y su devolución, colocar los libros en las estanterías, gestionar las reservas de libros, enviar los avisos de vencimiento de plazo y comprobar la recepción de las publicaciones periódicas.
Ex. Although same problems with software applications, hardware and user training programmes had cropped up periodically, on balance, users are reasonably pleased with their acquisitions.
Ex. I have myself a well-known dislike for historical fiction; it is a genre that on the whole gives me little pleasure.
Ex. Overall, neither system proved ideal: LEXINET was deficient as regards lack of accessibility and excessive ambiguity; while the manual system gave rise to an over-wide variation of terms.
Ex. All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
Ex. These can be broadly categorised into the following two groups.
Ex. The bibliographic record for the volume is also a monographic record, but with a series entry and a relationship link to the bibliographic record for the series as a whole.
Ex. Generally speaking, my philosophy is that if you've been following the thread, you already know what the reply is.
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= at large, by and large, for the most part, generally, in general, in the main, on balance, on the whole, overall, all in all, broadly, as a whole, generally speaking

Ex: The committee will be expected to produce an annual report to the members at large.

Ex: This has been the case with newspapers which by and large have changed very little over the past century.
Ex: Only one fact holds true in all catalog worlds: library users -- despite their great personal differences and interests -- are, for the most part, expected to negotiate their own way through whatever catalog is presented to them.
Ex: Specific entry is generally recommended.
Ex: However, in general, it is unreasonable to expect a user to know the ISBN of a book.
Ex: In the main, a library assistant's work consists of service desk duties, charging and discharging books, shelving returned books, dealing with reservations, sending overdue notices and checking the receipt of periodicals = En general, el trabajo de un auxiliar de biblioteca consiste en la atención al usuario, tramitar los préstamos y su devolución, colocar los libros en las estanterías, gestionar las reservas de libros, enviar los avisos de vencimiento de plazo y comprobar la recepción de las publicaciones periódicas.
Ex: Although same problems with software applications, hardware and user training programmes had cropped up periodically, on balance, users are reasonably pleased with their acquisitions.
Ex: I have myself a well-known dislike for historical fiction; it is a genre that on the whole gives me little pleasure.
Ex: Overall, neither system proved ideal: LEXINET was deficient as regards lack of accessibility and excessive ambiguity; while the manual system gave rise to an over-wide variation of terms.
Ex: All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
Ex: These can be broadly categorised into the following two groups.
Ex: The bibliographic record for the volume is also a monographic record, but with a series entry and a relationship link to the bibliographic record for the series as a whole.
Ex: Generally speaking, my philosophy is that if you've been following the thread, you already know what the reply is.


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