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EN[d͡ʒɛnɹəliː]
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    Definition of generally in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore generallySUPmost generallySUF-ly
    1. Popularly or widely.
      1. It is generally known that the Earth is round. ‎
    2. As a rule; usually.
      1. I generally have a walk in the afternoon. ‎
    3. Without reference to specific details.
      1. Generally speaking … ‎
    4. OBS Collectively; as a whole; without omissions.
    5. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • I generally make a hash of talking to boys I like, it's so frustrating.
        • Superchargers are generally heavier and more expensive than turbos [ …]
        • [ …] the chaoush informed us, in a solemn and important manner, that we were now approaching to the places where the Turcomans generally lie in wait for caravans, [ …]
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Generally those with more responsibility outearn those with less.
        • Generally speaking, the main malignant part in most cases of malignant ectomesenchymoma (MEM) is the mesenchymal component.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en generall
        2. en generalty
        3. en generalcy
        4. en generals
        5. fr générale
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of generally for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "generally" is an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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