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adv./adj. completely, entirely, fully; complete, full
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完全 and 全部 are quite different
完全 adverb/adjective, "completely, entirely, fully; complete, full" refers to the extent/degree;
全部 adjective, "all, whole, total" (can be used as an adverbial adjunct) refers to the scope/range of something.

Examples for 全部:
E.g. 1 他把全部藏书都捐献给了图书馆。 [phr] He presented his whole collection of books to the library.
E.g. 2 这个盗窃集团的成员全部被抓获,彻底完蛋了。 [phr] Every member of this group of thieves has been arrested. It's all over now.
E.g. 3 节目全部表演完了。 [phr] All the programs have been performed.
In the examples above, 全部 refers to the scope of 藏书, 成员 and 节目, respectively.

Examples for 完全:
E.g. 1 电影的内容是什么,我完全不知道。 [phr] I don't know the content of this film at all.
E.g. 2 世界上还有许多不能被完全治愈的疾病。 [phr] In this world there are still a lot of diseases that can not be cured completely.
E.g. 3 那场火灾完全是由于他们失责而引起的。 [phr] The fire was entirely caused by their neglect of duty.
In the examples above, 完全 indicates the degree extent. E.g. 1, to what extent do "I" know about the film. E.g. 2, to what extent can diseases be treated. E.g. 3. to what extent are they responsible for the fire.
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