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comprehensive

adjective

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1 covering everything or all important points
  • a comprehensive overview of European history since the French Revolution

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2 not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it
  • a comprehensive listing of all the paintings generally attributed to the Dutch artist Rembrandt

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3 trying all possibilities
  • comprehensive plans for covering just about any conceivable terrorist attack

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The first known use of comprehensive was in 1614

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“Comprehensive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/comprehensive. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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