American English

Definition of entire adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[only before noun]
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 (used when you are emphasizing that the whole of something is involved) including everything, everyone, or every part synonym whole The entire village was destroyed. I wasted an entire day on it. I have never in my entire life heard such nonsense! The disease threatens to wipe out the entire population.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: entire