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adjective complete pronunciation in American English /kəmˈplit/

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  1. 1
    including all the parts, details, or features

    The library is fortunate to have an almost complete set of these publications.

    The system needs a complete overhaul.

    Our family just wouldn't feel complete without our dog.

  2. 2
    [never before noun] if something such as a job or process is complete, it is finished

    When the chart is complete, stick it on the wall.

    A similar project for northern Montana is almost complete.

  3. 3
    [only before noun] used for emphasizing that someone or something has a particular quality

    He's a complete idiot.

    She's the complete opposite of me.

    There had been a complete breakdown of trust and confidence.

    complete and utter (=used for adding more emphasis):

    It was a complete and utter waste of time.

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