fully

[fool-ee, fool-lee]
adverb
1.
entirely or wholly: You should be fully done with the work by now.
2.
quite or at least: Fully half the class attended the ceremony.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English, Old English. See full1, -ly

quasi-fully, adverb
unfully, adverb
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fully (ˈfʊlɪ)
 
adv
1.  to the greatest degree or extent; totally; entirely
2.  amply; sufficiently; adequately: they were fully fed
3.  at least: it was fully an hour before she came

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fully
O.E. fullice; see full (adj.) + -ly (2).
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Example sentences
When its head was either fully submerged or completely out of the water,
  however, the animal ignored the droplet.
When open, the walls disappear, fully connecting house and garden.
When each page is fully visible on your screen, print it on your color printer.
Fully evergreen in mild-winter climates and nearly so in harsh winters where
  there's no snow cover.
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