Overall

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Definition

overall: globally, on the whole, generally
adverb

(the meeting was an) overall (success): (the meeting was) generally, mostly, for the most part (a success)
adjective

Examples

  • "I think the session was an overall success."
  • "Icarus got very sunburnt and spent the evening in the hospital with minor facial burns, but overall, the picnic was a success, no thanks to the rest of you!"
  • "Hannah : The Internet represents a growing part of our overall retail sales."
  • "But overall, the picnic was a success, no thanks to the rest of you!"
  • "The overall upturn is largely due to higher demand for make-up and personal hygiene products in emerging Asian markets."

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