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[en-tahyuh r-tee, -tahy-ri-] /ɛnˈtaɪər ti, -ˈtaɪ rɪ-/

noun, plural entireties.
the state of being ; completeness:
Homer’s Iliad is rarely read in its entirety.
something that is ; the whole:
He devoted the entirety of his life to medical research.
noun (pl) -ties
the state of being entire or whole; completeness
a thing, sum, amount, etc, that is entire; whole; total

also entierty, mid-14c., enterete, from Anglo-French entiertie, Old French entiereté “totality, entirety; integrity, purity,” from Latin integritatem (nominative integritas) “completeness, soundness, integrity,” from integer (see integer).


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