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  • 1General Idea — was a collective of three Canadian artists, Felix Partz, Jorge Zontal and AA Bronson, who were active from 1967 to 1994. As pioneers of early conceptual and media based art, their collaboration became a model for artist initiated activities and… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2General Idea — est un collectif d artistes de trois canadiens (Felix Partz, Jorge Zontal et AA Bronson), actif de 1967 à 1994. Sommaire 1 Historique 2 Sources 2.1 Références 2 …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 3general idea — general notion, idea which is not specific …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4get a general idea — form an rough impression, come to a basic understanding …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5Idea — (Del gr. idea, imagen ideal de un objeto.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 FILOSOFÍA Representación mental sobre alguien o algo real o imaginario: ■ con esto ya me hago una idea, gracias. SINÓNIMO impresión noción 2 FILOSOFÍA Conocimiento o concepto que… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 6IDEA — (Del gr. idea, imagen ideal de un objeto.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 FILOSOFÍA Representación mental sobre alguien o algo real o imaginario: ■ con esto ya me hago una idea, gracias. SINÓNIMO impresión noción 2 FILOSOFÍA Conocimiento o concepto que… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 7general — generalness, n. /jen euhr euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to all persons or things belonging to a group or category: a general meeting of the employees. 2. of, pertaining to, or true of such persons or things in the main, with possible… …

    Universalium

  • 8general — gen|er|al1 [ dʒen(ə)rəl ] adjective *** ▸ 1 not specific/detailed ▸ 2 relevant to most cases ▸ 3 true of whole of something ▸ 4 dealing with all of something ▸ 5 responsible for whole ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) not specific, exact, or detailed: Could you… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9general — 1 adjective 1 NOT DETAILED describing only the main features of something, not the details: a general introduction to computing | general idea: I ve got a general idea of how I want the new room to look. | in general terms (=without considering… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10general — I UK [ˈdʒen(ə)rəl] / US adjective *** 1) not specific, exact, or detailed Could you just give us a general description of the work you do? Her predictions are so general that they could apply to anybody. in general terms: We are prepared to… …

    English dictionary

  • 11idea — idealess, adj. /uy dee euh, uy deeeu /, n. 1. any conception existing in the mind as a result of mental understanding, awareness, or activity. 2. a thought, conception, or notion: That is an excellent idea. 3. an impression: He gave me a general… …

    Universalium

  • 12idea — i•de•a [[t]aɪˈdi ə, aɪˈdiə[/t]] n. 1) any conception existing in the mind as a result of mental understanding, awareness, or activity 2) a thought, conception, or notion 3) an impression: Give me a general idea of what happened[/ex] 4) an opinion …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13general — gen|e|ral1 W1S1 [ˈdʒenərəl] adj [usually before noun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not detailed)¦ 2¦(relating to whole)¦ 3¦(ordinary)¦ 4¦(most people)¦ 5¦(not limited)¦ 6¦(approximate)¦ 7¦(job)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1100 1200; : French; Origin …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14general — gen•er•al [[t]ˈdʒɛn ər əl[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or affecting all persons or things belonging to a group, category, or system: a general meeting of members; a general amnesty[/ex] 2) of, pertaining to, or true of such persons or things… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15idea — /aɪˈdɪə / (say uy dear) noun 1. any conception existing in the mind as the result of mental apprehension or activity. 2. a thought, conception, or notion: what an idea! 3. an impression: a general idea of what it s like. 4. an opinion, view, or… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 16general — adj. & n. adj. 1 a completely or almost universal. b including or affecting all or nearly all parts or cases of things. 2 prevalent, widespread, usual. 3 not partial, particular, local, or sectional. 4 not limited in application; relating to… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17general*/*/*/ — [ˈdʒen(ə)rəl] adj I 1) not specific, exact, or detailed Could you just give us a general description of the work you do?[/ex] I m probably not making myself very clear, but you get the general idea.[/ex] 2) involving or true for most people,… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18Idea — • The word was originally Greek, but passed without change into Latin. It seems first to have meant form, shape, or appearance, whence, by an easy transition, it acquired the connotation of nature, or kind Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 19Idea — I*de a, n.; pl. {Ideas}. [L. idea, Gr. ?, fr. ? to see; akin to E. wit: cf. F. id[ e]e. See {Wit}.] 1. The transcript, image, or picture of a visible object, that is formed by the mind; also, a similar image of any object whatever, whether… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20idea — idea, concept, conception, thought, notion, impression mean what exists in the mind as a representation of something that it apprehends or comprehends or as a formulation of an opinion, a plan, or a design. Idea is the most comprehensive and… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms