Meaning of “entirely” in the English Dictionary

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"entirely" in British English

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entirelyadverb

uk /ɪnˈtaɪə.li/ us /ɪnˈtaɪr.li/

B2 completely:

I admit it was entirely my fault.
The company is run almost entirely by middle-aged men.

More examples

  • Characters in this film are entirely fictitious.
  • No working environment is entirely stress-free.
  • It was mainly my fault, but she wasn't entirely blameless.
  • A number of illnesses are entirely avoidable.
  • We discovered the solution entirely by accident.

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