AskDefine | Define comprehensive

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comprehensive adj
1 including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education" [ant: noncomprehensive]
2 broad in scope; "a comprehensive survey of world affairs"
3 being the most comprehensive of its class; "an unabridged dictionary"

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Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: com·pre·hen·sive

Adjective

  1. Broadly or completely covering; including a large proportion of something.

Translations

broadly inclusive

Derived terms

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