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"entire" in British English

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entireadjective [before noun]

uk   /ɪnˈtaɪər/  us   /-ˈtaɪr/
B2 whole or ​complete, with nothing ​missing: Between them they ​ate an entire ​cake. He'd ​spent the entire ​journeyasleep. They got an entire set of ​silvercutlery as a ​weddingpresent.

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(Definition of entire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"entire" in American English

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entireadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪnˈtɑɪər/
whole or ​complete, with nothing ​lacking, or ​continuous, without ​interruption: He ​read the entire ​book on the ​flight to Buenos Aires. Her entire ​familygathered for ​theirannualreunion. I ​spent an entire ​month writing that ​report.
entirely
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ɪnˈtɑɪər·li/
I ​admit it was entirely my ​fault.
(Definition of entire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “entire”
in Korean 전체의…
in Arabic تام, كامِل, كُلّي…
in Malaysian seluruh…
in French entier…
in Russian целый, весь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全部的, 整個的, 完全的…
in Italian intero…
in Turkish bütün, tam, tamamı…
in Polish cały…
in Spanish entero, completo…
in Vietnamese toàn bộ…
in Portuguese inteiro, todo…
in Thai ทั้งหมด…
in German ganz…
in Catalan sencer, tot…
in Japanese 全ての…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全部的, 整个的, 完全的…
in Indonesian seluruh…
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