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comprehensive

adjective uk   /ˌkɒm.prɪˈhen.sɪv/ us    /ˌkɑːm-/
C1 complete and including everything that is necessary: We offer you a comprehensive training in all aspects of the business. Is this list comprehensive or are there some names missing? He has written a fully comprehensive guide to Rome.
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in Korean 종합적인…
in Arabic شامِل…
in Portuguese completo, exaustivo, amplo…
in Catalan exhaustiu…
in Japanese 幅広い…
in Italian esauriente, globale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全面的, 綜合的, 包羅萬象的…
in Russian исчерпывающий…
in Turkish etraflı, kapsamlı, geniş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全面的, 综合的, 包罗万象的…
in Polish wszechstronny, wyczerpujący…
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