Definition of entirety in English:

entirety

Syllabification: en·tire·ty
Pronunciation: /enˈtī(ə)rtē, -ˈtīritē
 
/

noun

The whole of something: she would have to stay in her room over the entirety of the weekend
More example sentences
  • The entirety of this immense and civilised achievement is accessible only in libraries, or to those prepared to spend cash.
  • The entirety of it is sensory overload, more than one can absorb in any one viewing.
  • The entirety of medical records of a community are a non-renewable single good.
Synonyms
whole, total, aggregate, totality, sum total

Origin

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

Phrases

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.
Synonyms
completely, entirely, totally, fully, wholly; in every respect, in every way, one hundred percent, all the way, every inch, to the hilt, to the core

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