all-out


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all-out

(ôl′out′)
adj.
Using all available means or resources: an all-out sprint; an all-out conservation program.

all-out

adj
using one's maximum powers: an all-out effort.
adv
to one's maximum effort or capacity: he went all out on the home stretch.

all′-out`



adj.
using all one's resources; complete.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.all-out - using all available resources; "all-out war"; "a full-scale campaign against nuclear power plants"
complete - having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"

all-out

all out

all-out

adjective
1. Covering all aspects with painstaking accuracy:
Translations

all-out

[ˈɔːlˈaʊt]
A. ADJ [effort] → supremo; [attack] → con máxima fuerza
all-out strikehuelga f general
all-out war (Mil) → guerra f total, conflicto m bélico generalizado (fig) → guerra f total
B. all out ADV
see all C2

all-out

[ˌɔːlˈaʊt] adj (attack) → con tutti i mezzi a disposizione; (effort) → totale
to make an all-out effort to do sth → impegnare tutte le proprie energie per fare qc

all

(oːl) adjective, pronoun
1. the whole (of). He ate all the cake; He has spent all of his money.
2. every one (of a group) when taken together. They were all present; All men are equal.
adverb
1. entirely. all alone; dressed all in white.
2. (with the) much; even. Your low pay is all the more reason to find a new job; I feel all the better for a shower.
ˌall-ˈclear noun
(usually with the) a signal or formal statement that a time of danger etc is over. They sounded the all-clear after the air-raid.
ˈall-out adjective
using the greatest effort possible. an all-out attempt.
ˈall-round adjective
1. including or applying to every part, person, thing etc. an all-round pay rise.
2. good at all parts of a subject etc. an all-round sportsman.
ˌall-ˈrounder noun
a person who is good at many kinds of work, sport etc.
all-terrain vehicle (ˌoːl təˈrein ˈviːəkl) noun
(also ATV) a small vehicle, looking like a small tractor, that can travel fast on rough ground.
all along
the whole time (that something was happening). I knew the answer all along.
all at once
1. all at the same time. Don't eat those cakes all at once!
2. suddenly. All at once the light went out.
all in
with everything included. Is that the price all in?
all in all
considering everything. We haven't done badly, all in all.
all over
1. over the whole of (a person, thing etc). My car is dirty all over.
2. finished. The excitement's all over now.
3. everywhere. We've been looking all over for you!
all right
1. unhurt; not ill or in difficulties etc. You look ill. Are you all right?
2. an expression of agreement to do something. `Will you come?' `Oh, all right.'
in all
in total, when everything is added up. I spent three hours in all waiting for buses last week.

Write all right (not alright).
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He said the government would work to maintain law and order and all-out efforts would be made to achieve this goal.
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They said that unless the Education Minister in Wales and Secretary of State in Westminster responded positively to their demands, they would strike in Wales in the autumn and have an all-out UK strike before the end of the Autumn term.
South Korea and the United States on Monday began joint military exercises amid heightened tensions after North Korea threatened all-out nuclear war.
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