Definition of exhaustive in English:

exhaustive

Syllabification: ex·haus·tive
Pronunciation: /iɡˈzôstiv
 
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adjective

Examining, including, or considering all elements or aspects; fully comprehensive: she has undergone exhaustive tests since becoming ill
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  • These are only a few examples which are neither comprehensive nor exhaustive.
  • The campaign group said it sent the Government an exhaustive memo detailing the allegations in July.
  • It also explores in exhaustive detail the way Wilson was out maneuvered at Versailles and how he left a broken man.
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exhaustively

adverb
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  • Since then, the Senate has thoroughly and exhaustively investigated and debated her nomination.
  • An exhaustively detailed account frequently becomes a catalogue of events whose significance remains murky.
  • The protocols presented are easily interpretable and complete without being excessively or exhaustively detailed.

exhaustiveness

noun
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  • The international architectural community is bound to profit from the lessons conveyed by this exhibition, which covers with admirable exhaustiveness a subject vitally pertinent to the present day.
  • Although advanced as a first, tentative approach, the proposal is presented very systematically, with clear ambitions to generality and exhaustiveness of the field.
  • To point out this incompleteness is not to criticize Lyotard: his book is no treatise, no scientific biography; it has no aspiration to exhaustiveness.

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