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extensive meaning and definition

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EXTENSIVE adjective

Definition of extensive (adjective)

  1. large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity
    • "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "extended farm lands"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "they suffered extensive damage"
    • synonyms: extended
  2. broad in scope or content
  3. of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor
    • "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"
    • antonym: intensive
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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