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He's a complete idiot!
She's the complete opposite to me.
There had been a complete breakdown of trust and confidence.
It was a complete and utter waste.
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.
When the chart is complete, stick it on the wall.
A similar project for the Stirling area is almost complete.
She was the complete sportsperson.
a comprehensive collection complete with detailed biographies of the artists
All our machines come complete with a three-year service warranty.
the Complete Works of William Shakespeare
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
the bone at the front of your lower leg, between your knee and your ankle. A more usual word is...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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Definition of complete from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.