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entire

adjective [before noun] uk   /ɪnˈtaɪər/ us    /-ˈtaɪr/
B2 whole or complete, with nothing missing: Between them they ate an entire cake. He'd spent the entire journey asleep. They got an entire set of silver cutlery as a wedding present.
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in Korean 전체의…
in Arabic تام, كامِل, كُلّي…
in French entier…
in Turkish bütün, tam, tamamı…
in Italian intero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全部的, 整個的, 完全的…
in Russian целый, весь…
in Polish cały…
in Spanish entero, completo…
in Portuguese inteiro, todo…
in German ganz…
in Catalan sencer, tot…
in Japanese 全ての…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全部的, 整个的, 完全的…
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