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Meaning of “intensive” in the English Dictionary

"intensive" in British English

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intensiveadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈten.sɪv/
B2 involving a lot of ​effort or ​activity in a ​shortperiod of ​time: two ​weeks of intensive ​training an intensive ​course in ​English Intensive ​bombing had ​reduced the ​city to ​rubble.

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intensively
adverb uk   us   /-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 ​greatenergy or ​effort: We’re in the ​midst of intensive ​negotiations. an intensive ​workout Intensive ​study or ​trainingdeals with a lot of ​information in a ​shortperiod 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   us   /ɪnˈtensɪv/
involving a lot of ​effort or ​activity in a ​shortperiod 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-intensivecompany. resource-intensiveindustries
(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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