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as a whole

B2 when considered as a group and not in parts: The population as a whole is getting healthier.
(Definition of as a whole from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “as a whole”
in Chinese (Simplified) 总体上, 整个看来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 總體上, 整個看來…
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