"all for" meaning in English

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Preposition

Head templates: {{head|en|prepositions|head=}} all for, {{en-prep}} all for
  1. Completely in favour of. Translations (completely in favour): kannattaa täysin (english: to be all for) (Finnish), completamente a favor (de) (Portuguese)
    Sense id: en-all_for-en-prep-OxKK4WzY Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with language name categories using raw markup, English non-constituents, English prepositions, English terms with non-redundant non-automated sortkeys Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 98 2 Disambiguation of English entries with language name categories using raw markup: 95 5 Disambiguation of English non-constituents: 90 10 Disambiguation of English prepositions: 83 17 Disambiguation of English terms with non-redundant non-automated sortkeys: 94 6 Disambiguation of 'completely in favour': 100 0
  2. (of an undertaking) Merely for the sake of.
    Sense id: en-all_for-en-prep-me09eLAl

Download JSON data for all for meaning in English (2.0kB)

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