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    extensive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word extensive

    Definition
    (adj) large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
    Synonyms : extended
    Example Sentence
    • an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England
    • extended farm lands
    • surgeons with extended experience
    • they suffered extensive damage
    Definition
    (adj) broad in scope or content
    Example Sentence
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality
    • granted him wide powers
    Definition
    (adj) of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor
    Example Sentence
    • producing wheat under extensive conditions
    • agriculture of the extensive type
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