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English definition of “whole”

whole

adjective [not gradable]    /hoʊl/
all of something; the full amount: Painting the two rooms will take the whole day. He cooked a meal for the whole school. Whole can also mean in one piece: You can eat the fruit whole or cut it up. infml Whole can also be used to emphasize something: I’ve got a whole lot to do this afternoon.
(Definition of whole adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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