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In accordance with, or established by, custom or common usage
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“It is the general practice in engineering and science that equations be plotted as lines and discrete data as symbols.”
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Prevalent or widespread among a given class or area
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“The general opinion is that the benefits of the event outweigh the costs by a significant margin.”
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Stated in indefinite terms
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“Scott likes to spend his time philosophizing and thinking in broad, general terms.”
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Of, affecting, or including all or most of the members of a group, domain or area
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“His company would assume responsibility for general maintenance of the factory's machinery.”
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Having no specialty or particular purpose
“While one section is devoted to literary terms, another attempts to provide general knowledge on a range of topics.”
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Able to be used for, or in, various or assorted purposes or forms
“The water funds of a city cannot be used for general obligations, and can only be used for water department purposes.”
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Designed to suit the general public rather than specialists or intellectuals
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(of political activity) Participated in by a large part of the public rather than driven by politicians or political parties
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Concerned with theories or hypotheses rather than with practical matters
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With no restrictions on those allowed to participate
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Unanimous or undivided
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Lacks specific expertise or technical knowledge
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Being the general or underlying character, tone or feel of something
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Characterized by accessibility, promoting democratic values, and appealing to a general audience
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Not exhibiting or requiring specialisation
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A high military officer in a warlike nation
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The head of an organization
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Military leader in charge of a unit or vessel
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A police officer or member of law enforcement
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A person skilled in the planning and execution of tactics
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A substance that induces insensitivity to pain
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