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total

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/ˈtəʊtəl/
EVERYTHING B1 including everything: The total cost of the work was $800.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
EXTREME B2 extreme or complete: The whole evening was a total disaster.Complete and wholeVery and extremeVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
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