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altogether

adverb     /ˌɔːl.təˈɡeð.ər/ US  /ˌɑːl.təˈɡeð.ɚ/
B1 in total : That'll be £52.50 altogether, please .Complete and wholeVery and extreme B2 completely : The government ought to abolish the tax altogether. She wrote less and less often, and eventually she stopped altogether. It's all right working with him, but living with him would be a different matter altogether. I'm not altogether sure I want that (= I have doubts about it). I think Graham will agree , but convincing Mary will be altogether more (= much more) difficult .Complete and wholeVery and extreme B2 considering everything: He's bad-tempered , selfish , and altogether an unpleasant man.Complete and wholeVery and extreme Grammar:Altogether or all together?Grammar:AltogetherAltogether means ‘completely’ or ‘in total’:Grammar:All togetherAll together means ‘with each other’, and is similar to together:
(Definition of altogether adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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