gen‧er‧al‧ly S1 W1
considering or relating to the whole of a thing or group, rather than to details or specific cases or parts [= broadly]:
It was generally a positive conversation.
She's not really ill, just generally run-down.
Generally, part-timers work in low-status, low-wage occupations.
The second survey was concerned with working-class culture more generally.
by or to most people [= widely]
generally regarded/accepted/known etc
The plants are generally regarded as weeds.
a generally accepted view
It could be five years before the drug is generally available.
usually or most of the time [= usually]:
I generally get in to work by 8.00.
used to introduce a statement that is true in most cases but not always:
Generally speaking, the more expensive the stereo, the better it is.