entirely
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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. (completely)
a. completamente
He had some good ideas, but I wasn't entirely convinced by the presentation.Él tenía algunas buenas ideas, pero la presentación no me convenció completamente.
b. totalmente
It's entirely possible that you'll get into Harvard, but you shouldn't put all your eggs in one basket.Es totalmente posible que seas admitido en Harvard, pero no deberías jugártelo todo a una sola carta.
c. del todo
It is not entirely true that a TV producer has complete control over the contents of their programs.No es del todo cierto que un productor televisivo tenga control total sobre el contenido de sus programas.
2. (solely)
a. únicamente
This type of ham comes from a pig whose diet consists entirely of acorns.Este tipo de jamón proviene de un cerdo cuya dieta consiste únicamente de bellotas.
b. exclusivamente
What time should we meet? – It entirely depends on you. I have the whole day free.¿A qué hora deberíamos juntarnos? – Depende exclusivamente de ti. Tengo todo el día libre.
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entirely
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. completamente, por entero
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entirely [ɪnˈtaɪəlɪ]
adverb
1 (completely) [+satisfied, convinced] completamente; enteramente; [+different] totalmente; completamente; [+possible] totalmente
that's another matter entirely eso es otra cosa; eso es una cosa completamente distinta
to be another matter entirely
I don't entirely agree no estoy totalmente de acuerdo; that is not entirely true eso no es del todo or no es enteramente cierto
it's not entirely her fault I must say I agree entirely
2 (exclusively) enteramente; exclusivamente
it's entirely up to you depende de ti exclusivamente; depende enteramente de ti; it was his fault entirely fue totalmente or enteramente culpa suya; the concert was devoted entirely to Mozart el concierto estuvo enteramente or exclusivamente dedicado a Mozart; el concierto estuvo dedicado a Mozart en su totalidad; to be made entirely of wood estar hecho totalmente de madera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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