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2 noun
total2 S2 W2 [countable]
1 the final number or amount of things, people etc when everything has been counted:
That's £7 and £3.50, so the total is £10.50.
a total of 20/100 etc
A total of thirteen meetings were held to discuss the issue.
in total
There were probably about 40 people there in total.
the sum total (=the whole of an amount when everything is considered together)

grand total

a) BF the final total, including all the totals added together [↪ subtotal]
b) used humorously when you think the final total is small:
I earned a grand total of $4.15.

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