Examples of comprehensive in a Sentence
Natalie's every move was photographed, a documentation of a happy childhood as comprehensive as it was false. —John Gregory Dunne, New York Review of Books, 15 Jan. 2004
Inevitably, though, in so comprehensive an account, some important events and themes are cursorily checked off … —Isabel Fonseca, Times Literary Supplement, 29 Jan. 1993
Walcott proceeded to misinterpret these fossils in a comprehensive and thoroughly consistent manner … —Stephen Jay Gould, Wonderful Life, 1989
a comprehensive overview of European history since the French Revolution
a comprehensive listing of all the paintings generally attributed to the Dutch artist Rembrandt
Recent Examples of comprehensive from the Web
Premiums for those who need comprehensive coverage would shoot up.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is teaming up with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for a tour of the inner solar system, using the gravity of Earth and Venus for a comprehensive study of Mercury.
Last week, the department announced that passengers flying to the United States from all foreign airports would face a more comprehensive examination of luggage and electronic devices.
Haley said only that the U.S. would adhere to the deal to rein in Iran’s nuclear program while conducting the comprehensive review.
Cycling’s anti-doping unit is again gearing up for comprehensive testing at this year’s Tour de France, planning an average of eight tests per day, always including the race leader and winner of each stage, plus six others.
Surdel pointed out some people prefer a high school diploma over a GED — General Education Development — certificate because it is generally considered more comprehensive and employers sometimes prefer the diploma.
The latest—and, at least according to one of its authors, most comprehensive—was released earlier this month by the non-partisan National Bureau of Economic Research.
Ms. Trump’s public statements regarding active and comprehensive brand management lead to a reasonable inference that the shoe at issue would not have been released without her approval.
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COMPREHENSIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of comprehensive for English Language Learners
: including many, most, or all things
: of or relating to a comprehensive school
COMPREHENSIVE Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of comprehensive
: covering completely or broadly a comprehensive insurance policy
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