in its entirety

in its/their entirety

Totally or completely. Darn, I was hoping to get a piece of cake, but it looks like it's been eaten in its entirety. A: "Did you finish the books in their entirety? In just one week?" B:"Yes! It's such a good series!"
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in its entirety

 and in their entirety
completely; until completely done or gone. I watched the basketball game in its entirety. My friends and I ate the two large pizzas in their entirety.
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in its/their enˈtirety

as a whole, rather than in parts: The poem is too long to quote in its entirety.
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