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utter

verb [T] uk   /ˈʌt.ər/  us   /ˈʌ.t̬ɚ/ formal
C2 to say something or to make a sound with your voice: She sat through the whole meeting without uttering a word.

utter

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈʌt.ər/  us   /ˈʌ.t̬ɚ/
C2 complete or extreme: utter confusion/misery/chaos utter nonsense/rubbish/drivel The meeting was a complete and utter waste of time. Lying back in the hot bath was utter bliss.
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utterly
adverb uk   /ˈʌt.əl.i/  us   /ˈʌ.t̬ɚ.li/
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C1 What an utterly stupid thing to do!
Translations of “utter”
in Arabic كامِل, مُطْلَق…
in Korean 순전한…
in Malaysian benar-benar…
in French complet, total…
in Turkish tam, tüm, bütün…
in Italian assoluto, completo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說, 講, 出聲…
in Russian полный, совершенный…
in Polish absolutny, zupełny, kompletny…
in Vietnamese hoàn toàn, tuyệt đối…
in Spanish absoluto, total…
in Portuguese total, absoluto…
in Thai ทั้งหมด…
in German äußerst…
in Catalan complet…
in Japanese 完全な, まったくの…
in Indonesian total…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说, 讲, 出声…
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