whole

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English numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: one
    Ordinal: first
    Frequency: once
    Multiplier: single
    Distributive: singly
    Fractional: whole
    Number of musicians: solo
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whole is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
whole

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
whole

Comparative
more whole

Superlative
most whole

  1. Whole is used to describe every part of an object.
    I ate the whole meal, leaving nothing left.

Noun[change]

Singular
whole

Plural
wholes

  1. The whole of something means the entire part of it.
    The whole of the Middle East is pretty messy at the moment.

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