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generally accepted

This page is about the collocation generally accepted

collocation pattern: adverb + verb

Meaning

accepted by most people

For example

  • By now it's generally accepted that English is the international language.

  • Our research doesn't support the generally accepted view that wealth and happiness are connected.

Note:
A similar collocation is "widely accepted"

Quick Quiz

If an idea is generally accepted, not many people

a. reject it

b. accept it

c. talk about it

Contributor: Matt Errey