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Adjective

entire (not comparable)

Positive
entire

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. whole; complete.
    We had the entire building to ourselves for the evening.
  2. (botany) Having a smooth margin without any indentation.

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Noun

Singular
entire

Plural
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entire ({{{1}}})
  1. An uncastrated horse; a stallion.
    • 2005: He asked why Hijaz was an entire. You know what an entire is, do you not, Anna? A stallion which has not been castrated. — James Meek, The People's Act of Love (Canongate 2006, p. 124)
  2. (stamp collecting) a complete envelope with stamps and all official markings: (prior to the use of envelopes) a page folded and posted.

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