Quick answer
"Overall" is an adjective which is often translated as "total", and "fully" is an adverb which is often translated as "completamente". Learn more about the difference between "overall" and "fully" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (complete)
a. total
What are the overall dimensions of the plot?¿Cuál es el tamaño total de la parcela?
b. global
The overall cost of the building was below the estimate.El coste global del edificio fue menor al del presupuesto.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (generally)
a. en general
Overall, the teachers in this school are very nice.En general, los profesores de este colegio son muy agradables.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (clothing) (United Kingdom)
a. la bata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She put on her overall and started doing the dishes.Se puso la bata y empezó a lavar los platos.
overalls
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (trousers with a bib)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el overol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My daughter loves her purple overalls.A mi hija le encanta su overol morado.
b. el peto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The farmers wore overalls and straw hats.Los granjeros llevaron petos y sombreros de paja.
c. el mameluco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to wear a shirt with your overalls.Tienes que llevar una camisa con tu mameluco.
5. (smock worn over regular clothes) (United Kingdom)
a. el overol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The electrician was wearing grey overalls.El eléctrico traía un overol gris.
b. el mono
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The firemen put on their yellow overalls.Los bomberos se pusieron sus monos amarillos.
c. el mameluco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Southern Cone)
The mechanic's overalls were stained with oil.El mecánico tenía el mameluco manchado de aceite.
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fully(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (entirely)
a. completamente
She will have fully recovered by the time we go on vacation.Se habrá recuperado completamente para cuando nos vayamos de vacaciones.
b. totalmente
I was fully exhausted when we got home from the airport.Estaba totalmente agotado cuando regresamos a casa del aeropuerto.
2. (thoroughly)
a. en detalle
I hope we have time for me to fully explain my idea.Espero que tengamos el tiempo suficiente para que explique mi idea en detalle.
b. a fondo
We still haven't fully discussed the budget of the project.Todavía no hemos analizado a fondo el presupuesto del proyecto.
3. (at least)
a. por lo menos
It was fully three weeks after the event that she notified the police.Fue por lo menos tres semanas después del evento que ella notificó a la policía.
4. (in full)
a. enteramente
I'm sorry you don't like the suit. We'll fully reimburse you.Lo siento que no le haya gustado el traje. Le reembolsaremos enteramente lo que pagó.
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