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English definition of “verbose”


adjective     /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.Talking too muchDifficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse verbosely     /-li/ adverb verbosity     /-ˈbɒs.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ˈbɑː.sə.t̬i/ noun [U]
(Definition of verbose adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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