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English definition of “whole”

whole

adjective
 
 
/həʊl/
COMPLETE [always before noun] A2 complete, including every part: She spent the whole afternoon studying. The whole family went to the show.Both, all, each and every
NOT IN PIECES [never before noun] as a single object and not in pieces: The chick swallowed the worm whole. → See also a whole new ball game, the whole worldComplete and wholeVery and extreme
(Definition of whole adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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