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overall

adjective

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1 belonging or relating to the whole
  • the overall view seems to be that we're doing fine economically

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2 relating to the main elements and not to specific details
  • there's an overall similarity in the looks of the models for that chain of clothing stores

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3 held by or applicable to a majority of the people
  • the overall mind-set among the people in our town seems to be that any increase in taxes is bad

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overall

adverb

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“Overall.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overall. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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