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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  General \Gen"er*al\, a. [F. g['e]n['e]ral, fr. L. generalis. See
     Genus.]
     1. Relating to a genus or kind; pertaining to a whole class
        or order; as, a general law of animal or vegetable
        economy.
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     2. Comprehending many species or individuals; not special or
        particular; including all particulars; as, a general
        inference or conclusion.
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     3. Not restrained or limited to a precise import; not
        specific; vague; indefinite; lax in signification; as, a
        loose and general expression.
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     4. Common to many, or the greatest number; widely spread;
        prevalent; extensive, though not universal; as, a general
        opinion; a general custom.
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              This general applause and cheerful shout
              Argue your wisdom and your love to Richard. --Shak.
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     5. Having a relation to all; common to the whole; as, Adam,
        our general sire. --Milton.
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     6. As a whole; in gross; for the most part.
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              His general behavior vain, ridiculous. --Shak.
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     7. Usual; common, on most occasions; as, his general habit or
        method.
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     Note: The word general, annexed to a name of office, usually
           denotes chief or superior; as, attorney-general;
           adjutant general; commissary general; quartermaster
           general; vicar-general, etc.
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     General agent (Law), an agent whom a principal employs to
        transact all his business of a particular kind, or to act
        in his affairs generally.
  
     General assembly. See the Note under Assembly.
  
     General average, General Court. See under Average,
        Court.
  
     General court-martial (Mil.), the highest military and
        naval judicial tribunal.
  
     General dealer (Com.), a shopkeeper who deals in all
        articles in common use.
  
     General demurrer (Law), a demurrer which objects to a
        pleading in general terms, as insufficient, without
        specifying the defects. --Abbott.
  
     General epistle, a canonical epistle.
  
     General guides (Mil.), two sergeants (called the right, and
        the left, general guide) posted opposite the right and
        left flanks of an infantry battalion, to preserve accuracy
        in marching. --Farrow.
  
     General hospitals (Mil.), hospitals established to receive
        sick and wounded sent from the field hospitals. --Farrow.
  
     General issue (Law), an issue made by a general plea, which
        traverses the whole declaration or indictment at once,
        without offering any special matter to evade it.
        --Bouvier. --Burrill.
  
     General lien (Law), a right to detain a chattel, etc.,
        until payment is made of any balance due on a general
        account.
  
     General officer (Mil.), any officer having a rank above
        that of colonel.
  
     General orders (Mil.), orders from headquarters published
        to the whole command.
  
     General practitioner, in the United States, one who
        practices medicine in all its branches without confining
        himself to any specialty; in England, one who practices
        both as physician and as surgeon.
  
     General ship, a ship not chartered or let to particular
        parties.
  
     General term (Logic), a term which is the sign of a general
        conception or notion.
  
     General verdict (Law), the ordinary comprehensive verdict
        in civil actions, "for the plaintiff" or "for the
        defendant". --Burrill.
  
     General warrant (Law), a warrant, now illegal, to apprehend
        suspected persons, without naming individuals.
  
     Syn: Syn. General, Common, Universal.
  
     Usage: Common denotes primarily that in which many share; and
            hence, that which is often met with. General is
            stronger, denoting that which pertains to a majority
            of the individuals which compose a genus, or whole.
            Universal, that which pertains to all without
            exception. To be able to read and write is so common
            an attainment in the United States, that we may
            pronounce it general, though by no means universal.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  general agent
       n 1: someone authorized to transact every kind of business for
            the principal [syn: universal agent] [ant: special
            agent]
       2: an agent who sells insurance [syn: insurance broker, insurance
          agent, underwriter]

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