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comprehensively

adverb uk   /ˌkɒm.prɪˈhen.sɪv.li/ us    /ˌkɑːm-/
C1 completely: a comprehensively illustrated book The plan was comprehensively rejected.
Translations of “comprehensively”
in Korean 완전히…
in Arabic بِشُمول…
in Portuguese completamente…
in Catalan completament…
in Japanese 徹底的に…
in Italian esaurientemente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全面地, 綜合地, 完全地,徹底地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全面地, 综合地, 完全地,彻底地…
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