1. adverb
völlig; (on the whole) im großen und ganzen; (in total) insgesamt

not altogether [true/convincing] — nicht ganz [wahr/überzeugend]

2. noun

in the altogether — (coll.) im Evas-/Adamskostüm

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1) (completely: I'm not altogether satisfied.) ganz und gar
2) (on the whole and considering everything: I'm wet, I'm tired and I'm cold. Altogether I'm not feeling very cheerful.) insgesamt
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[ˌɔ:ltəˈgeθəʳ, AM -ɚ, also ɑ:l-]
1. (completely) völlig, ganz
that's a different matter \altogether das ist etwas ganz anderes
I'm not \altogether sure I want that ich bin gar nicht so sicher, ob ich das will
it is not \altogether surprising that ... es kommt nicht ganz überraschend, dass ...
2. (in total) insgesamt
that'll be £5 \altogether das macht dann insgesamt fünf Pfund
3. (everything considered) alles in allem
he is selfish and \altogether an unpleasant man er ist egoistisch und überhaupt ein unangenehmer Mensch
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1. adv
1) (= including everything) im ganzen, insgesamt

taken altogether, or altogether it was very pleasant — alles in allem war es sehr nett, es war im Ganzen sehr nett

2) (= wholly) vollkommen, ganz und gar

he wasn't altogether wrong — er hatte nicht ganz unrecht

he wasn't altogether pleased/surprised — er war nicht übermäßig or besonders zufrieden/überrascht

it was altogether a waste of time — es war vollkommene Zeitverschwendung

that is another matter altogether — das ist etwas ganz anderes

2. n

in the altogether (hum inf) — hüllenlos, im Adams-/Evaskostüm

the King is in the altogether — der König hat ja gar nichts an

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altogether [ˌɔːltəˈɡeðə(r)]
A adv
1. insgesamt
2. ganz (u. gar), gänzlich, völlig:
that’s an altogether different matter, that’s a different matter altogether das ist etwas ganz oder völlig anderes;
we weren’t altogether surprised when … es war für uns keine große Überraschung, als
3. im Ganzen genommen, alles in allem
B s in the altogether umg hum im Adams- oder Evaskostüm
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1. adverb
völlig; (on the whole) im großen und ganzen; (in total) insgesamt

not altogether [true/convincing] — nicht ganz [wahr/überzeugend]

2. noun

in the altogether — (coll.) im Evas-/Adamskostüm

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ganz und gar adv.
im Ganzen ausdr.
insgesamt adv.
sämtlich adv.
vollkommen adv.
zusammen adv.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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