general idea

general idea
general notion, idea which is not specific

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • IDEA — (Del gr. idea, imagen ideal de un objeto.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 FILOSOFÍA Representación mental sobre alguien o algo real o imaginario: ■ con esto ya me hago una idea, gracias. SINÓNIMO impresión noción 2 FILOSOFÍA Conocimiento o concepto que… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • general — generalness, n. /jen euhr euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to all persons or things belonging to a group or category: a general meeting of the employees. 2. of, pertaining to, or true of such persons or things in the main, with possible… …   Universalium

  • general — gen|er|al1 [ dʒen(ə)rəl ] adjective *** ▸ 1 not specific/detailed ▸ 2 relevant to most cases ▸ 3 true of whole of something ▸ 4 dealing with all of something ▸ 5 responsible for whole ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) not specific, exact, or detailed: Could you… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • general — 1 adjective 1 NOT DETAILED describing only the main features of something, not the details: a general introduction to computing | general idea: I ve got a general idea of how I want the new room to look. | in general terms (=without considering… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • general — I UK [ˈdʒen(ə)rəl] / US adjective *** 1) not specific, exact, or detailed Could you just give us a general description of the work you do? Her predictions are so general that they could apply to anybody. in general terms: We are prepared to… …   English dictionary

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