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English definition of “complete”

complete

verb [T] uk   /kəmˈpliːt/ us  

complete verb [T] (MAKE WHOLE)

A2 to make whole or perfect: Complete the sentence with one of the adjectives provided. He only needs two more cards to complete the set. All she needed to complete her happiness was a baby.Filling and completing A2 to write all the details asked for on a form or other document: Have you completed your application form yet?Filling and completing

complete verb [T] (FINISH)

A2 to finish doing something: He's just completed filming his 17th feature film. The palace took over 20 years to complete. She will complete her studies in France.Causing something to endComing to an end

complete

adjective uk   /kəmˈpliːt/ us  

complete adjective (VERY GREAT)

B1 [before noun] very great or to the largest degree possible: The man's a complete fool! I need a break, a complete change of scene. I made a complete and utter mess of it!Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions

complete adjective (WHOLE)

B1 with all the parts: the complete works of Oscar Wilde The report comes complete with (= including) diagrams and colour photographs. Sun, sand, and romance - her holiday was complete.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
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