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outgeneral

[ out-jen-er-uhl ]
/ 藢a蕣t藞d蕭蓻n 蓹r 蓹l /
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verb (used with object), out路gen路er路aled, out路gen路er路al路ing or (especially British) out路gen路er路alled, out路gen路er路al路ling.
to outdo or surpass in generalship.
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Origin of outgeneral

First recorded in 1760鈥70; out- + general
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British Dictionary definitions for outgeneral

outgeneral
/ (藢a蕣t藞d蕭蓻n蓹r蓹l) /

verb -als, -alling or -alled or US -als, -aling or -aled
(tr) to surpass in generalship
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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