extensive - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
adjective 

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/ɪkˈstensɪv/
  1. 2
    involving a lot of details and information

    She has an extensive knowledge of art history.

    Scientists have conducted extensive research into the causes of cancer.

  2. 3
    spreading over a large area

    the hotel’s extensive grounds

    He suffered a broken wrist and extensive bruising.

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extensively

 

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adverb

The building was extensively damaged by fire.

extensiveness

noun [uncountable]
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