entirety


noun, plural en·tire·ties.

  1. the state of being entire; completeness: Homer’s Iliad is rarely read in its entirety.
  2. something that is entire; the whole: He devoted the entirety of his life to medical research.

noun plural -ties

  1. the state of being entire or whole; completeness
  2. a thing, sum, amount, etc, that is entire; whole; total
n.

also entierty, mid-14c., enterete, from Anglo-French entiertie, Old French entiereté “totality, entirety; integrity, purity,” from Latin integritatem (nominative integritas) “completeness, soundness, integrity,” from integer (see integer).

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