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All the elements constituting a whole or occurring as a unit.
, Ronald Beiner,
Liberalism, nationalism, citizenship: essays on the problem of political community
What MacIntyre therefore rejects is
the whole package
, namely a growth economy managed by the state, with occasional corrections with welfare, and so on.
Something or someone that
a full set of relevant characteristics, usually desirable ones.
, C. Colston Burrell, Judith Knott Tyler,
Hellebores: a comprehensive guide
, page 17:
For us, they are the
—fantastic foliage, precocious bloom, and beautiful flowers. In short, elegant simplicity.
for a list of other "whole ___" terms that mean "everything / the whole thing", see
the whole nine yards
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