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verbose

adjective uk   /vɜːˈbəʊs/  us   /vɚˈboʊs/ formal disapproving
using or containing more words than are necessary: a verbose explanation/report/speech/style He was a notoriously verbose after-dinner speaker.
verbosely
adverb uk   us   /-li/
verbosity
noun [U] uk   /-ˈbɒs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ˈbɑː.sə.t̬i/
Translations of “verbose”
in Chinese (Traditional) 囉嗦的, 冗長的,累贅的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 啰唆的, 冗长的,累赘的…
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