See also: entièr

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French entier.

NounEdit

entier (plural entiers)

  1. The greatest integer not exceeding the specified number.
    • 1992, Stochastic and Chaotic Oscillations (translation of a 1987 work by Yu. I. Neimark), Kluwer, →ISBN, page 70 [1]:
      Let the state of the system vary according to
       ,
      where   is the entier of  .

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French entier, inherited from Latin integer, integrum (although modified with the -ier suffix analogically). Compare the borrowed doublet intègre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.tje/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

entier (feminine singular entière, masculine plural entiers, feminine plural entières)

  1. whole
    des biscuits entiers et des brisés - whole and broken biscuits
    Antonym: brisé, rompu
  2. (arithmetic) whole (of a number), integer
    un chiffre entier - a whole number
    une valeur entière - an integer value
    Antonyms: décimal, fractionnel
  3. entire, whole
    le monde entier - the entire world, the whole world
    Antonym: partiel
  4. (of bread) wholemeal (UK), wholewheat (US)
    Synonym: complet
    Antonym: blanc

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NounEdit

entier m (plural entiers)

  1. (mathematics) integer, whole number

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin integer, integrum, modified with the suffix -ier, probably by analogy with words like premier, versus the phonetically expected entir.

AdjectiveEdit

entier m (oblique and nominative feminine singular entiere)

  1. entire; whole

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