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adjective en·cy·clo·pe·dic \-ˈpē-dik\

Simple Definition of encyclopedic

  • : dealing with or knowing a subject thoroughly or completely

Full Definition of encyclopedic

  1. :  of, relating to, or suggestive of an encyclopedia or its methods of treating or covering a subject :  comprehensive <an encyclopedic mind> <an encyclopedic collection of armor>

en·cy·clo·pe·di·cal·ly play \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of encyclopedic

  1. She published an encyclopedic study of ancient Egypt.

  2. The event was described in encyclopedic detail.

  3. his almost encyclopedic knowledge of movies



1824

First Known Use of encyclopedic

1824



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