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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Having a wide scope, effect or influence. Large in size, amount, or degree. Containing a lot of information and details.

Usage examples (41)
  • Cities that have an extensive library system are desirable places to live.
  • An extensive Roman settlement in northwest England
  • Producing wheat under extensive conditions
  • The paper was prepared by PriceWaterhouseCoopers after what it describes as extensive consultations across the sector and broader community. for more
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