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adverb     entirely pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    completely, or in every way

    Towns only a few miles apart can have entirely different dialects.

    The task is to be handled entirely by federal employees.

    The city of Napier was entirely rebuilt after an earthquake in 1931.

  2. 2
    used for emphasizing what you are saying

    It’s entirely possible that the two leaders will discuss a treaty today.

    not entirely:

    I’m not entirely sure I like the tone of your question.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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