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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhollywhol‧ly /ˈhəʊl-li $ ˈhoʊl-/ ●○○ adverb formal  COMPLETELYcompletely a wholly satisfactory solution The report claimed that the disaster was wholly unavoidable.
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whollyThis is not to say that it was wholly accurate.The community health services then came to be financed wholly by central government.That is, they involve a second and wholly different relation, a semantic or intentional relation between themselves and whatever they represent.But despite their godlike powers, they had not wholly forgotten their origin, in the warm slime of a vanished sea.The oxygen extraction process may then become wholly independent of resupply from Earth.The evidence we have is not wholly reliable.The commission found that the officer on duty at the time was not wholly responsible.It has not been a wholly successful policy.She still did not wholly trust her instincts.The city council's proposals are wholly unacceptable.Help came from a wholly unexpected source.In Britain at least, swearing on television has become commonplace and wholly unremarkable.
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