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a. Having no part excluded or left out; whole: I read the entire book. See Synonyms at whole.
b. Constituting the full amount, extent, or duration: We spent the entire day at the beach.
c. Not broken, decayed, or divided; intact: an old building with its roof entire.
d. With no reservations or limitations; complete: gave us his entire attention.
2. Not castrated.
3. Botany Not having an indented margin: an entire leaf.
4. Archaic Unmixed or unalloyed; pure or homogenous.
1. The whole; the entirety.
2. An uncastrated horse; a stallion.

[Middle English, from Old French entier, from Latin integrum, neuter of integer; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

en·tire′ness n.
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Noun1.entireness - the state of being total and completeentireness - the state of being total and complete; "he read the article in its entirety"; "appalled by the totality of the destruction"
completeness - the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
full treatment, kit and boodle, kit and caboodle, whole caboodle, whole kit, whole kit and boodle, whole kit and caboodle, whole shebang, whole works, works - everything available; usually preceded by `the'; "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment"
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Even when cleft or bored through it is not comprehended in its entireness.
The essence of friendship is entireness, a total magnanimity and trust.
The procedure should incorporate an in-depth assessment of the current legal-framework in its entireness, by revising it consistent with best practices - pertinent to our legal, political, institutional and economic setup.