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entire

  
  
You use entire when you want to emphasize that you are referring to the whole of something, for example, the whole of a place, time, or population.      adj   det ADJ     (emphasis)    (=whole)  
He had spent his entire life in China as a doctor..., There are only 60 swimming pools in the entire country...     
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entire

  
1    complete, full, gross, total, whole  
2    absolute, full, outright, thorough, total, undiminished, unmitigated, unreserved, unrestricted  
3    intact, perfect, sound, unbroken, undamaged, unmarked, unmarred, whole, without a scratch  
4    continuous, integrated, unbroken, undivided, unified  

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