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all

pronoun, determiner
 
 
/ɔːl/
EVERY ONE A1 every person or thing in a group: We were all dancing. I've watched all of the programmes in the series.Both, all, each and every
WHOLE AMOUNT A2 the whole amount of something: Who's eaten all the cake? He spends all of his money on clothes.Both, all, each and every
WHOLE TIME A1 the whole of a period of time: all week/month/year He's been studying all day.Both, all, each and every
ONLY THING B1 the only thing: All I remember is waking up in hospital. I'm sorry, this is all I can offer you.Both, all, each and every
at all B1 in any way: He hasn't changed at all. UK Can I help at all?Intensifying expressions
in all B2 in total: There were twenty people at the meeting in all.General
(Definition of all pronoun, determiner from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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