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"intensive" in British English

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intensiveadjective

uk   /ɪnˈten.sɪv/ us   /ɪnˈten.sɪv/
intensively
adverb uk   /ɪnˈten.sɪv.li/ us   /ɪnˈten.sɪv.li/
(Definition of intensive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intensive" in American English

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intensiveadjective

us   /ɪnˈten·sɪv/
needing or using great energy or effort: We’re in the midst of intensive negotiations. an intensive workout
Intensive study or training deals with a lot of information in a short period of time: a month-long intensive course in Spanish
intensively
adverb /ɪnˈten·sɪv·li/
(Definition of intensive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"intensive" in Business English

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intensiveadjective

uk   /ɪnˈtensɪv/ us  
involving a lot of effort or activity in a short period of time: June and July are a period of intensive activity for our company. intensive talks/discussions/negotiations intensive training/teaching/courses
using a lot of something: We are a technology-intensive company. resource-intensive industries
(Definition of intensive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intensive”
in Arabic مُكَثَّف…
in Korean 집중적인…
in Portuguese intensivo…
in Catalan intensiu…
in Japanese 集中的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 密集的,集中的, 加强的, 深入的…
in Turkish yoğun…
in Russian интенсивный, напряженный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 密集的,集中的, 加強的, 深入的…
in Italian intensivo…
in Polish intensywny…
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