- (UK) IPA: /ɔːl.tʊˈgɛð.ə(ɹ)/ or /ɔː.tʊuˈgɛð.ə(ɹ)/ SAMPA: /O:l.tU"gED.@(r)/
- (US) IPA: /ɔl.tuˈgɛθ.ɚ/
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- You use altogether to emphasize that something was done or happened completely and in every way.
- He plans to cut back on smoking slowly and not stop altogether.
- The road got smaller and smaller until it disappeared altogether.
- You use altogether to emphasize that something is like a description in every way.
- I still dream, but my dreams are altogether different from my teenage dreams.
- It is not altogether clear what happened to them in the police car.
- You use altogether to show that a number or amount is the total.
- It includes nine new programs: five half-hour sitcoms, one half-hour drama, a half-hour fantasy adventure and two one-hour dramas. Altogether, 5 1/2 hours of new shows will be introduced.
- You use altogether to bring together a number of points that you have talked about.
- So each idea is different in some way, but altogether, they seem to point to the same thing.