Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk biord: entirely

1. entirely to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was wholly convinced.
Entirely satisfied with the meal.
It was completely different from what we expected.
Was completely at fault.
A totally new situation.
The directions were all wrong.
It was not altogether her fault.
An altogether new approach.
A whole new idea.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)all, altogether, completely, totally, whole, wholly


Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)part, partially, partly

2. entirely without any others being included or involved


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWas entirely to blame.
A school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children.
He works for Mr. Smith exclusively.
Did it solely for money.
The burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone.
A privilege granted only to him.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alone, exclusively, only, solely









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