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- In the general case; without further assumption; without qualification; in all respects.
- Thou art a grave and noble counsellor, Most wise in general. --Shakespeare, Pericles.
- Yet is the kindness but particular; 'Twere better she were kiss'd in general. --Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.
in the general case
generally — see generally