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Nov 19, 2010
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Adverbs

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in situ
wherefore
ex gratia
therewithal
in toto

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in toto

PRONUNCIATION:
(in TO-to)

MEANING:
adverb: Totally; as a whole.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin totus (total). First recorded use: 1639.

USAGE:
"Garcia opposes lifting the embargo in toto."
Tim Padgett; Florida's 25th District; Time (New York); Sep 27, 2010.

See more usage examples of in toto in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

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