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Extensive Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she took copious notes"; "extensive press coverage"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"
  • having broad range or effect; "had extensive press coverage"; "far-reaching changes in the social structure"; "sweeping reforms"
  • great in range or scope; "an extended vocabulary"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "extensive examples of picture writing"; "suffered extensive damage"; "a wide selection"
  • large in spatial extent or range; "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "extended farm lands"
  • of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor; "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Extensive'


  • Intensive and extensive properties: properties of materials and systems are often described as intensive and extensive properties. This classification relates to the dependency of the properties
  • Extensive farming: Extensive farming or extensive agriculture (as opposed to intensive farming) is an agricultural production system that uses small inputs of labor, fertilizers
  • Extensive-form game: An extensive-form game is a specification of a game in game theory, allowing (as the name suggests) explicit representation of a number of important aspects
  • Extensive growth: Extensive Growth, in economics, is based on the expansion of the quantity of inputs in order to increase the quantity of outputs, opposite to that of

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* Errors to be dangerous must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation. - Sydney Smith

* The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do. - Benjamin Disraeli

* Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe. - Herbert Clark Hoover


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