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

 whol·ly /ˈho(l)li/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whol·ly adv.
 1. In a whole or complete manner; entirely; completely; perfectly.
    Nor wholly overcome, nor wholly yield.   --Dryden.
 2. To the exclusion of other things; totally; fully.
    They employed themselves wholly in domestic life.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : 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: entirely, completely,
             totally, all, altogether, whole] [ant: partially]