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altogether

1 adverb completely finished or stoppedar fad  c m ugo hiomlán  c m uar fad ar fadhe stopped drinking altogether d'éirigh sé as an ól ar fad, stad sé go hiomlán den ólachánhe refused to do it altogether dhiúltaigh sé glan é a dhéanamh, dhiúltaigh sé scun scan é a dhéanamhif the signs are absent altogether mura bhfuil na comharthaí ann in aon chor, mura bhfuil na comharthaí ann beag ná mórI'd rather leave it out altogether b'fhearr liom é a fhágáil ar lár ar fad ar fad 2 adverb completely true, completely of a particular typean-  c m uthar a bheith  c m uthe novel was realistic and altogether interesting bhí an t-úrscéal réadúil agus thar a bheith spéisiúilthis is an altogether much better film is scannán i bhfad níos fearr é seoit's altogether clearer now tá sé i bhfad Éireann níos soiléire anoisthis was altogether surprising to me chuir sé seo ionadh an domhain ormthat's a different matter altogether sin scéal eile ar fadshe was altogether right bhí an ceart ar fad aici, bhí an ceart go hiomlán aici
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3 adverb in totalsan iomlánar an iomlán  c m utrí chéile  c m uthere were ten people there altogether bhí deichniúr ann san iomlán, deichniúr ar fad a bhí ann, deichniúr a bhí ann trí chéilealtogether, there were twenty schools involved ar an iomlán, bhí fiche scoil páirteach 4 adverb when summarisingtríd is tríd  c m uthey smoke and drink and are altogether unhealthy caitheann siad agus ólann siad agus, tríd is tríd, tá siad mífholláinaltogether, it's well worth a read tríd is tríd, is fiú go mór a léamh
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not altogether

she wasn't altogether sure ní raibh sí lánchinnteI don't altogether agree with you ní aontaím go hiomlán leatwe can't altogether rule it out ní féidir linn é a chur as an áireamh ar fad ar fad

in the altogether

humorous lomnochti do chraiceann dearggan luid orthe was lying there in the altogether bhí sé ina luí ansin lomnocht

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