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Ways of describing something in a general way - synonyms or related words



used for describing something as a whole, without considering details

as a whole

considering all the parts of something as one unit

by definition

as a part of the basic nature of something

by and large

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

broadly/generally speaking

used for showing that what you are saying is usually true, but not in every instance

something of the kind

used for describing someone in a general way

in general

as a whole, without giving details

when all is said and done

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 …

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