Meaning of “comprehensive” in the English Dictionary

"comprehensive" in English

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comprehensiveadjective

uk /ˌkɒm.prɪˈhen.sɪv/ us /ˌkɑːm.prəˈhen.sɪv/

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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(Definition of “comprehensive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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comprehensiveadjective

us /ˌkɑm·prəˈhen·sɪv/

including everything that is necessary; complete:

They put forward comprehensive legislation to revise the rules for financing political campaigns.
comprehensively
adverb /ˌkɑm·prəˈhen·sɪv·li/

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comprehensive

I therefore call for a comprehensive debate on taxation – one, moreover, that is not limited to individual aspects of the subject.
They must promote a decentralised, efficient and comprehensive partnership based on the skills and commitment of all sectors in regional and local authorities.
We need a comprehensive approach which brings together development policy, economic cooperation, humanitarian policy and, of course, justice and home affairs.
What about the problem of liability if employers carry out the comprehensive risk assessments in relation to the sun’s rays, which this directive will finally impose?
They also decided to intensify actions to prevent and combat all forms of trafficking in women and girls through a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary and coordinated anti-trafficking strategy.
I hope that my committee will be able to do that so we can start consulting a wide range of interests in this extremely comprehensive proposal.
A comprehensive review would be in the interests of consumers and would ensure balanced development of transport in sparsely populated regions where no public transport is available.
Effective, timely and comprehensive information for, and consultation with, workers’ representatives constitutes a key element in our response to situations such as these.
Simpler and more comprehensive registers are needed.
I also believe, however, that there should not be a comprehensive list of social security regimes covered by coordination in this case.