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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: entier, from Latin integer; INTEGER

entire

adjective
     
en‧tire S3 W2 [only before noun]
used when you want to emphasize that you mean all of a group, period of time, amount etc [= whole]:
It was the worst day in my entire life.
The entire staff agreed.
Have you drunk the entire bottle?

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