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adverb entirely pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈtaɪə(r)li/
  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.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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