Definitions for on the whole

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. all in all, on the whole, altogether, tout ensemble(adverb)

    with everything considered (and neglecting details)

    "altogether, I'm sorry it happened"; "all in all, it's not so bad"

Wiktionary

  1. on the whole(Adverb)

    For the most part; apart from some insignificant details.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

on the whole

taking everything into consideration

Our trip was successful on the whole.

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