holistic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"holistic" in British English

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holisticadjective

uk   /həˈlɪs.tɪk/  us   /hoʊlˈɪs-/
dealing with or ​treating the ​whole of something or someone and not just a ​part: My ​doctortakes a holistic approach to ​disease. Ecological ​problems usually ​require holistic ​solutions.
holistically
adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of holistic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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holisticadjective

 us   /hoʊˈlɪs·tɪk/
relating to the ​whole of something or to the ​totalsysteminstead of just to ​itsparts Holistic ​medicineattempts to ​treat the ​wholeperson, ​includingmind and ​body, not just the ​injury or ​disease.
(Definition of holistic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “holistic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 整体的,全面的…
in Turkish tüme dayalı, tümünü içeren/kapsayan…
in Russian целостный, глобальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 整體的,全面的…
in Polish holistyczny…
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