Translation of altogether in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌɔːltəˈgeðər; ˌɔːltəˈgeðə(r)/


  • 1.1 (completely) [different] totalmente that system is altogether simpler ese sistema es mucho más sencillo I've given up smoking altogether he dejado totalmente de fumar, he dejado de fumar del todo the decision wasn't altogether wise la decisión no fue del todo acertada
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    • And then there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not altogether sure how to go about.
    • Cllr Brian Stanley said that he was not altogether sure that all the blame lay on her shoulders.
    • In fact, I am not altogether sure that there is much truth at all going around Camps Bay these days.
    1.2 (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) it would involve altogether too much effort supondría un esfuerzo mayúsculo the trip was altogether ghastly el viaje fue absolutamente espantoso 1.3 (in total) en total
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    • We were ten altogether.
    • How many people altogether work in the same organization?
    • Altogether 100 papers were found using the reported search, of which four presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question.
    1.4 (on the whole) (sentence adv) en general
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    • He does the game completion stats for us as well, and altogether it can be quite time-consuming so he does a good job.
    • Altogether it wasn’t the most successful show for us.
    • Altogether it's one of my absolute favorite movies of all time.


  • in the altogether [colloquial/familiar] [humorous/humorístico] en cueros [colloquial/familiar] [humorous/humorístico]

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