general

At times used to identify the leader of a Roman Army in the field.

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[adj] - somewhat indefinite 2. [adj] - (medicine) affecting the entire body 3. [adj] - of national scope 4. [adj] - applying to all or most members of a category or group 5. [adj] - not specialized or limited to one class of things 6. [adj] - prevailing among and common to the general public 7. [n] - a general officer...
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Senior military rank, the ascending grades being major general, lieutenant general, and general. The US rank of general of the army is equivalent to the British field marshal. ...
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General

10x10 armoured personnel carrier, GPV [US]
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General

Gen'er·al adjective [ French général , from Latin 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. 2. Comprehending many species or individuals; not special o...
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Gen'er·al noun [ French général . See General ., adjective ] 1. The whole; the total; that which comprehends or relates to all, or the chief part; -- opposed to particular . « In particulars our knowledge begins, and so spreads itself by de...
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1. Relating to a genus or kind; pertaining to a whole class or order; as, a general law of animal or vegetable economy. ... 2. Comprehending many species or individuals; not special or particular; including all particulars; as, a general inference or conclusion. ... 3. Not restrained or limited to a precise import; not specific; vague; indefinite; ...
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adjective prevailing among and common to the general public; `the general discontent`
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general

noun the head of a religious order or congregation
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General

• (a.) The roll of the drum which calls the troops together; as, to beat the general. • (a.) Common to many, or the greatest number; widely spread; prevalent; extensive, though not universal; as, a general opinion; a general custom. • (a.) The chief of an order of monks, or of all the houses or congregations under the same rule. &bul...
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title and rank of a senior army officer, usually one who commands units larger than a regiment or its equivalent or units consisting of more than ... [1 related articles]
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[Sri Lanka] General is the highest rank in the Sri Lankan Army and is a four-star rank. The rank is held by a Chief of the Defence Staff or is mostly awarded as a ceremonial rank to retiring Commanders of the Army. The serving Commander of the Army since the 1970s have head the rank of Lieutenant-General with a brief exception in 2009 when ...
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General

General was old slang for a general servant.
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[Sweden] General, kenraali is the highest officer`s rank in Sweden and Finland. In Sweden, it is held by the Supreme Commander (överbefälhavare) of the Swedish Armed Forces and the monarch. In Finland, it is held by the Chief of Defence. In Sweden, the monarch still holds the nominal rank of General as well as Admiral and General of the A...
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[Canada] The military rank of general in Canada is typically held by only one officer whose position is Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) and the senior uniformed officer of the Canadian Forces. The rank is referred to as `four-star`, despite the use of maple leaves in the insignia. It is the equivalent of the naval rank of admiral. Prior to...
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[Mexico] The military rank in Mexico of the general is divided in 4 categories: -General Brigadier: equivalent to the Brigadier and between `Coronel` (Colonel) and `General de Brigada` (Brigade General). -General de Brigada: Brigade General. -General de Division: Divisional General. -General Secretario de la Defensa Nacional: The highest mi...
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[YPA] General (YPA) or General (J.N.A.) (Serbo-Croatian and Slovenian: `General (Jugoslovenska Narodna Armija)`, Serbian Cyrillic: `Генерал (Југословенскa Народнa Армијa)`) was the highest military rank of Yugoslav People`s Army. (The highest rank in theory, Marshal of Yugoslavia, was created for Josip Broz Tit...
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General

In the army, the position of general is a rank ahead of colonel.
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[Australia] General (abbreviated GEN) is the second highest rank, and the highest active rank, of the Australian Army and was created as a direct equivalent of the British military rank of general; it is also considered a four-star rank. Prior to 1958, generals (and field marshals) were only appointed in exceptional circumstances. In 1958, ...
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[video game] The General is a freeware turn-based strategic game developed by Russian team NewGame Software. In this game, you take the lead of a country striving for territory and compete with other countries, developing science, hiring generals and armies and fighting battles. The game has a minimalistic economic system, which is quite su...
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[United States] In the United States Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps, general is a four-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-10. General ranks above lieutenant general and below General of the Army or General of the Air Force; the Marine Corps does not have an established grade above general. General is equivalent ...
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General

[United Kingdom] General (or full general to distinguish it from the lower general officer ranks) is the highest rank currently achievable by professional officers of the British Army. The rank can also be held by Royal Marines officers in tri-service posts. It ranks above lieutenant-general and, in the Army, is subordinate to the rank of f...
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[Switzerland] The General (Der General, le général, il generale, il general) is an office and rank in the armed forces of Switzerland. It is held by the commander-in-chief of the Army in time of war only. Under the Swiss Constitution, he must be elected by the Federal Assembly, assembled as the United Federal Assembly, specifically for th...
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[Germany] General (ɡenəˈʁaːl) is the highest rank of the German Army and German Air Force. As a four-star rank it is the equivalent to the rank of admiral in the German Navy. ==Early history== The German rank of general most likely saw its first use within the religious orders of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, albeit in mo...
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