general will

noun

Definition of general will

: the collective will of a community that is the embodiment or expression of its common interest

First Known Use of general will

1792, in the meaning defined above

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“General will.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/general%20will. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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