wholly

All Adverb
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  • The goal was to bring a wholly free software operating system into existence.
  • Clear Lake is sometimes described as the largest natural lake wholly within California.
  • Once back in Britain he now abandoned his military career and moved wholly into politics.
  • However, he does not wholly follow their thinking and holds original ideas in the subject.
  • In other words, each house is wholly filled by one sign.
  • In other words, that they may not wholly believe it but hold to it for historical reasons.
  • In each case, the guitar was designed wholly or in part by Smith.
  • Thomas More College is the only institute of higher learning wholly in the county itself.
  • It has been owned wholly by its employees since the early 1960s.
  • Like other wholly original artists, he has staked out his own territory.
  • Organizations for the protection of birds were not a wholly new idea.
  • His government of Ireland had not however, been wholly without fruit.
  • The airline was wholly owned by the two men for most of its existence.
  • It is currently wholly owned by the government, but is planned to be sold into private ownership.
  • Some scenes were shot wholly for mood and were captured without sound.
  • A parent company could simply be a company that wholly owns another company.
  • If successful, this project would be the first wholly privately funded space transport system.
  • That doubt has now been completely removed by the appearance of some new and wholly unlooked-for evidence. Cited from Fielding, by Austin Dobson
  • This time however, the use of the brand name was wholly restricted to this one specific model name.
  • Self-criticism, even if wholly private, still mentally takes the concerns of others into account.
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Meaning of wholly

  • adverb To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    he was wholly convinced, entirely satisfied with the meal, it was completely different from what we expected, was completely at fault, a totally new situation, the directions were all wrong, it was not altogether her fault, an altogether new approach, a whole new idea