The 65-year-old general, a former top Gaddafi-era military commander, has pledged to rid Libya of Islamist hard-liners.
If Romney wins Arizona, the general election could be exciting.
general Raheel Sharif replaced general Ashfaq Kayani as Chief of Army Staff (COAS).
It angers me that, in general, female diaries are considered less philosophical than male diaries.
Hollywood bestows trophies on movies and actors and the general public responds with a resounding “WTF!?”
These presumably came into general use on January 1st, 1916.
He acquired a general knowledge of the ebb and flow of popular stocks.
He retreated, carrying with him the best arms he could select for the use of his general.
These laws are general and their administration should be uniform and equal.
The general had written to the boy's mother about him; but he had not been home.
c.1200, "comprehensive, inclusive, full," from Latin generalis "relating to all, of a whole class" (contrasted with specialis), from genus (genitive generis) "stock, kind" (see genus). General store attested by 1810, American English; a general hospital (1737) is one not restricted to one class of persons or type of disease.
late 14c., "whole class of things or persons," from general (adj.). Meaning "commander of an army" is 1570s, shortening of captain general, from Middle French capitaine général. The English adjective was affixed to civic officer designations by late 14c. to indicate superior rank and extended jurisdiction.
A thumb-sized hero of children's stories from the sixteenth century on.