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ˈdʒɛn ər ə ligen·er·al·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. by and large, generally, more often than not, mostly(adverb)

    usually; as a rule

    "by and large it doesn't rain much here"

  2. generally, in general, in the main(adverb)

    without distinction of one from others

    "he is interested in snakes in general"

  3. broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generally(adverb)

    without regard to specific details or exceptions

    "he interprets the law broadly"

Wiktionary

  1. generally(Adverb)

    Popularly or widely.

    It is generally known that the Earth is round.

  2. generally(Adverb)

    As a rule; usually.

    I generally have a walk in the afternoon.

  3. generally(Adverb)

    Without reference to specific details.

    Generally speaking...

  4. generally(Adverb)

    collectively; as a whole; without omissions

    I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee. uE000124690uE001 2 Sam. xvii.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Generally(adverb)

    in general; commonly; extensively, though not universally; most frequently

  2. Generally(adverb)

    in a general way, or in general relation; in the main; upon the whole; comprehensively

  3. Generally(adverb)

    collectively; as a whole; without omissions

Freebase

  1. GeneRally

    GeneRally is a freeware racing game originally developed by brothers Hannu and Jukka Räbinä from Finland. Although it features a 3D graphics engine, GeneRally has a top-down perspective, where you can see all the cars. Its art design calls to mind older arcade racing games such as Super Sprint and Slicks 'N' Slide. PCGamer, in an issue about free PC games, described it as "A minimalist Micro Machines".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #853

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1225

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Adverbs Frequency: #92

How to pronounce generally?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of generally in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of generally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of generally in a Sentence

  1. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley:

    We haven't had a chance to get in to do a thorough assessment ... Generally speaking there's a long road ahead.

  2. Matt Elliott:

    This year, the persistent weather pattern that has been generally unfavorable for severe storms in the Plains has been more favorable for the Southeast.

  3. Duncan Clark:

    Those seeking jobs in the tech sector or private sector generally weren't bothered. Outwardly being a party member might be as weird as, say, being a Christian in Silicon Valley.

  4. Hunter Biden:

    It was surprising to me that Rudy Giuliani — yes. In my experience, generally, phone calls with the President are very sensitive and handled accordingly, i believe at least two of the three, if not all three of the mobile networks are owned by Russian companies, or have significant stakes in those.

  5. George Orwell:

    It is a commonplace that the history of civilisation is largely the history of weapons. In particular, the connection between the discovery of gunpowder and the overthrow of feudalism by the bourgeoisie has been pointed out over and over again. And though I have no doubt exceptions can be brought forward, I think the following rule would be found to be generally true that ages in which the dominant weapon is expensive or difficult to make will be ages of despotism, whereas when the dominant weapon is cheap and simple, the common people have a chance. Thus, for example, tanks, battleships and bombing planes are inherently tyrannical weapons, while rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon --so long as there is no answer to it-- gives claws to the weak.

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