completeness

completeness
complete ADJECTIVE 1) having all the necessary or appropriate parts; entire. 2) having run its full course; finished. 3) to the greatest extent or degree; total. 4) skilled at every aspect of an activity: the complete footballer. 5) (complete with) having as an additional part or feature.
VERB 1) finish making or doing. 2) provide with the items necessary to make (something) complete. 3) write the required information on (a form). 4) Brit. conclude the sale of a property.
DERIVATIVES completeness noun.
ORIGIN from Latin complere 'fill up, finish, fulfil' .

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