generally

generally
generally [ˈdʒenərəlɪ]
adverb
   a. généralement
• generally, the course is okay dans l'ensemble, le cours est bien
   b. ( = widely) [available] partout
   c. ( = in general terms) to talk generally about sth dire des généralités sur qch
• generally speaking en règle générale
* * *
['dʒenrəlɪ]
adverb
1) (widely, usually) en général, généralement

a generally accepted definition — une définition couramment acceptée

generally available — disponible pour le grand public

it's generally best to wait — en général, il vaut mieux attendre

generally (speaking)... — en règle générale...

2) (overall)

the industry generally will be affected — l'ensemble de l'industrie sera touché

he's generally unwell at the moment — en ce moment il n'est vraiment pas en forme

the quality is generally good — dans l'ensemble la qualité est bonne

3) (vaguely) d'une manière générale

English-French dictionary. 2013.

Regardez d'autres dictionnaires:

  • Generally — Concepteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • GeneRally — Concepteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • GeneRally — Разработчик Ханну Рёбино, Юкка Рёбино Дата выпуска 16 мая 2002 …   Википедия

  • GeneRally — Entwickler Hannu Jukka Räbinä Erstveröffent lichung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Generally — Gen er*al*ly, adv. 1. In general; commonly; extensively, though not universally; most frequently. [1913 Webster] 2. In a general way, or in general relation; in the main; upon the whole; comprehensively. [1913 Webster] Generally speaking, they… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • generally — [jen′ər əl ē, jen′rə lē, jen′ər lē] adv. 1. to or by most people; widely; popularly; extensively [a generally accepted usage] 2. in most instances; usually; as a rule 3. in a general way or sense; without reference to details or individual cases; …   English World dictionary

  • generally — I adverb as a rule, chiefly, commonly, customarily, extensively, for the most part, habitually, in general, in most cases, in the main, in the usual course of things, mainly, most frequently, most often, naturally, normally, on the whole,… …   Law dictionary

  • generally — including everyone; in a general way, without reference to particulars, mid 14c., from GENERAL (Cf. general) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • generally — mostly, chiefly, mainly, principally, *largely, greatly …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • generally — [adv] mainly, in most cases about, all in all, almost always, altogether, approximately, as a rule, broadly, by and large, chiefly, commonly, conventionally, customarily, en masse, extensively, for the most part, habitually, largely, mostly,… …   New thesaurus

  • generally — ► ADVERB 1) in most cases. 2) without regard to particulars or exceptions. 3) widely …   English terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”