Meaning of “exhaustive” in the English Dictionary

"exhaustive" in British English

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exhaustiveadjective

uk /ɪɡˈzɔː.stɪv/ us /ɪɡˈzɑː.stɪv/

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

"exhaustive" in American English

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exhaustiveadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪɡˈzɔ·stɪv/

exhaustive adjective [ not gradable ] (USE)

detailed and complete:

an exhaustive study of the tax law
exhaustively
adverb /ɪɡˈzɔ·stɪv·li/

(Definition of “exhaustive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)