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generally meaning

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 acknowledge my transgressions. - Psalm 51:3. For ends generally acknowledged to be good. - Thomas Macaulay
        • The velocity of the Sun relative to the 44 anagalactic objects, for which data exist, is generally found to be about twice as large as the velocity relative to the 18 globular clusters.
        • The investigations generally agree that the administration’s postattack talking points — a matter of much dispute — were flawed but not deliberately misleading.
      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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