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entirely

[ en-tahyuhr-lee ]
/ ɛnˈtaɪər li /
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adverb

wholly or fully; completely or unreservedly: I am not entirely satisfied with the architect's design.
solely or exclusively.

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Origin of entirely

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at entire, -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for entirely

entirely
/ (ɪnˈtaɪəlɪ) /

adverb

without reservation or exception; wholly; completely
solely or exclusively; only
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