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adjective

  1. (quantifier) used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
  2. completely given to or absorbed by

adverb

  1. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

Examples

The ball rebounded from/off the wall into the pond.

When the new foods that came from the Americas - peppers, summer squash and especially tomatoes - took hold in the region, a number of closely related dishes were born, including what we call ratatouille - and a man from La Mancha calls pisto, an Ikarian Greek calls soufiko and a Turk calls turlu.

It would almost be better to have no backbench bills at all than the current system, which offers a false glimmer of hope.

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noun

  1. a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
  2. a service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier

adverb

  1. not at all or in no way

adjective

  1. not any

Examples

Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town.

None of the fathers' job descriptions given on the birth certificate referred to work at a nuclear establishment.

This is due to the then nonexistent mobilization of what is called today the "civil society."

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