Definition of entirety in English:


Line breaks: en|tir¦ety
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtʌɪərəti
, -ˈtʌɪəti, ɛn-/


[mass noun]


in its entirety

As a whole; completely: the poem is too long to quote in its entirety here
More example sentences
  • The whole voyage took 46 days to complete and was followed in its entirety by the world's press.
  • Perhaps the best way to start discussing this review is to quote it almost in its entirety.
  • The circular emblem is approximately four inches in diameter in its entirety.
completely, entirely, totally, fully, wholly; in every respect, in every way, in all respects, {lock, stock, and barrel}, one hundred per cent, from beginning to end, alpha and omega, all the way, every inch, to the hilt, to the core


Middle English: from Old French entierete, from Latin integritas, from integer 'untouched, whole' (see entire). Compare with integrity.

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