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used for describing something as a whole, without considering details
considering all the parts of something as one unit
as a part of the basic nature of something
used for referring to something in a very general way
considering something as a whole, rather than its details or the different aspects of it
considered as a whole
used for showing that what you are saying is usually true, but not in every instance
used for describing someone in a general way
as a whole, without giving details
when you consider the whole of a situation, and not just one aspect of it
used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …
said in a way that is intended to make someone feel stupid or bad
the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives
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Free thesaurus definition of ways of describing something in a general way from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.