The word general is a noun. General means (1) a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular), (2) a general officer of the highest rank, (3) the head of a religious order or congregation.
General is also a verb that means (1) command as a general.
General is also an adjective that means (1) prevailing among and common to the general public, (2) of worldwide scope or applicability, (3) not specialized or limited to one class of things.
General is also an adjective that means (1) applying to all or most members of a category or group.
General is also an adjective that means (1) of national scope.
General is also an adjective that means (1) affecting the entire body.
General is also an adjective that means (1) somewhat indefinite.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word general.
This surgeon directory includes information about general surgeons in the United States of America. The photo on this page depicts general surgeons preparing for surgery.
General contractors are firms that contract to do construction projects for owners of buildings or other facilities. A general contractor is responsible to construct a project in accord with contract document specifications.
GE is a diversified technology, media, and financial services company. Located in Connecticut, GE was founded in 1892 by Thomas Edison with his invention of the light bulb. Today its businesses include appliances, aviation services, consumer electronics, electrical and energy products, finance and business services, healthcare, media, and more.
GM was founded in 1908 and has been a major automaker since then. Global headquarters for GM is Detroit and there are 284,000 employees worldwide. Some of their brands are: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Hummer, and more. The website describes all the makes and models and provides links so users can find out how to purchase cars. Also news for investors, information about used cars, and more.
The GSA, formed in 1947 under President Truman, has the mission of helping federal agencies by offering superior workplaces, expert solutions, acquisitions services, and management policies. It employs around 13,000 people. The website thoroughly describes all of its services and products, including information about bidding on government contracts, property disposal, a forms section, and more.
This website directory, started in 2007, includes a broad selection of categorized website links that are of general interest to English-speaking people in the United States of America.
This online advertising guide for the construction industry features a discussion of the building trades plus links to commercial and residential construction websites.
Costco is an international chain of membership warehouses that sells brand name products for less. They currently have 518 warehouses, in 383 locations in the U.S., and 49 million cardholders. On the website, users can find store locations, browse products in dozens of categories, and order items online. There is also a link to manufacturers' rebates where users can print off rebate forms.
HSN.com, located in St. Petersburg, Florida, is the official website for the Home Shopping Network. On the website, users can view and purchase thousands of products, check HSN television schedules, search by category, find out about returns and other consumer information, find out about special promotions, check recent products from TV shows, and much more.
The first Macy's store was opened in New York City in 1858. The website was launched in 1997. Today, there are over 800 stores across the USA. Bloomingdale's is now also owned by Macy's Inc. On the website, users can see weekly specials, browse by type of item wanted, and order online. There is also a gift registry and a link to store locations.
My Simon, part of the CNET Networks, is an Internet shopping site. It provides comparison pricing and one-stop shopping on the web. Shoppers can find out about new products and to find the lowest prices on almost anything. Users can search the website by item or by category. There are also special shopping guides for some products such as back to school needs, and more.
The New York Times Store offers hundreds of products from books to classic photographs, reprints of vintage news to posters. Users can browse by categories: sports, photographs, fine art, autographs, keepsakes, crosswords, clothing, publications, historic pages, and much more.
Overstock is an Internet leader for brand names at clearance prices. Users can shop by item, by brand, and by price. There are also links to travel, cars, and auctions. Users with items to sell can contact Overstock via this web site.
Sam's Club opened its first store in 1983 in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Today there are over 47 million members and over 680 clubs in the U.S. and overseas. Sam's Club is a membership-based chain of stores that offers a large selection at low cost, based on low overhead. Users to the website can find Sam's Club locations and join online. Their products can also be searched online.
Shop.com, with headquarters in Monterey, California and founded in 2004, is a multi-merchant online marketplace where users can shop for thousands of well-known brands on a single site using a single account. Shop.com utilizes the patented OneCart Universal Shopping Cart technology. Many well-known brands such as Petco and Lucky Brand Jeans are available on Shop.com.
ShopLocal, with headquarters in Chicago, is a leader in multi-channel shopping services. Users enter a location and number of miles they are willing to travel, and ShopLocal provides access to products in stores within those geographical boundaries. Once they have entered a location, users shop by product category.
Target opened its first store in 1962 in Roseville, Minnesota. Today there are approximately 1500 stores in 47 states, including 175 super stores that have grocery departments. Target.com provides online shopping for clothing, home, bed and bath, college, kitchen, furniture, toys, electronics and more. The website also features weekly specials and new items.
Walmart.com is a subsidiary of Walmart Stores, Inc., located in Silicon Valley. Walmart offers low prices and a wide variety of products. On the website, shoppers can choose from over 1 million items. Also on the website is information about finding a store, Walmart facts, information about orders, and much more.
Founded in 2002, the Chosen Sites web portal consists of a general directory and a series of niche websites which offer topic overviews plus convenient access to information, products, and services.
Learn about the role of protein in tissue growth and repair, and find additional information about vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, fiber, water, and nutrition in general.
A collection of general reference maps, thematic maps, and geographical information is known as an atlas. This atlas website, inaugurated in 2005, features geographic, historic, and tourism information for each state in the USA.
The following articles provide recent general-related news.
Retailers have long known that the middle is no place to be. These days, it seems the low-end of the market presents a bigger opportunity than the high-end. ...
By Al Mcclain, Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 08:05:00 -0500.
Recent growth has come through acquisitions, including the 2015 purchase of a transportation finance business from General Electric and the 2011 takeover of Milwaukee-based Marshall & Ilsley.
American Banker. Acquired Tuesday, 05 Dec 2017.