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exhaustive

adjective [not gradable]  /ɪɡˈzɔ·stɪv/ us  

exhaustive adjective [not gradable] (USE)

detailed and complete: an exhaustive study of the tax law
exhaustively
adverb  /ɪɡˈzɔ·stɪv·li/
Translations of “exhaustive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 徹底的, 詳盡的, 全面的…
in Russian исчерпывающий…
in Turkish tam, etraflı, ayrıntılı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彻底的, 详尽的, 全面的…
in Polish wyczerpujący…
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