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The total cost of the project came to about £700,000.
The total number of votes was over one million.
Recent immigrants make up less than 3% of the total population.
Why would you let a total stranger into the house?
They sat in almost total silence the whole evening.
The event was a total success.
The oil companies had shown a total disregard for public opinion.
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
the outer narrower bone in the bottom part of your leg. The other wider bone is your tibia.
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of total from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.