"all-over" meaning in English

Adjective

  1. over the whole area or extent Tags: not-comparable
    Related terms (See also): all over Translations (over the whole area or extent): vollflächig (German), flächendeckend (German), vollständig (German), totavå (Walloon), pattavå (Walloon)

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          "sense": "over the whole area or extent",
          "word": "totavå"
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      "sense": "over the whole area or extent",
      "word": "vollflächig"
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      "sense": "over the whole area or extent",
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    },
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      "sense": "over the whole area or extent",
      "word": "vollständig"
    },
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      "sense": "over the whole area or extent",
      "word": "totavå"
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