[en-tahyuhr-tee, -tahy-ri-]
noun, plural entireties.
the state of being entire; completeness: Homer's Iliad is rarely read in its entirety.
something that is entire; the whole: He devoted the entirety of his life to medical research.

1300–50; Middle English enter(e)te < Middle French entierete < Latin integritāt- (stem of integritās). See integer, -ity

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entirety (ɪnˈtaɪərɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  the state of being entire or whole; completeness
2.  a thing, sum, amount, etc, that is entire; whole; total

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Word Origin & History

1540s, from Anglo-Fr. entiertie, from O.Fr. entierete, from L. integritatem, from integer (see entire).
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Example sentences
Now, for the first time they've been mapped in their entirety.
All of the comments to my post are worth reading in their entirety.
How many of the allegations made in the last few weeks are true in their
  entirety has yet to be established.
Rediscover the first-ever underwater mapping and excavation of an ancient
  shipwreck in its entirety on the seafloor.
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