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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·tire·ly, adv.
 1. In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.
    Euphrates falls not entirely into the Persian Sea.   --Raleigh.
 2. Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.
    To highest God entirely pray.   --Spenser.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
             (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "he
             was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the
             meal"; "it was completely different from what we
             expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new
             situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was
             not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new
             approach"; "a whole new idea" [syn: wholly, completely,
              totally, all, altogether, whole] [ant: partially]
      2: without any others being included or involved; "was entirely
         to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of
         problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively";
         "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on
         the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"
         [syn: exclusively, solely, alone, only]