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extensive

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstensɪv/

Translation of extensive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [area/estate/field] extenso an extensive circle of friends un amplio círculo de amistades extensive farming agricultura (feminine) extensiva 1.2 [knowledge] vasto, extenso, amplio; [experience/coverage] amplio; [search/inquiries] exhaustivo
    Example sentences
    • This extensive over-development would affect the lives of everyone living in Fulford.
    • Today it belongs to the Rockefeller Foundation, but the extensive gardens are open to small guided tours.
    • The garden, quite extensive at that, had sported an abandoned look for a long time.
    1.3 [damage/repairs] de consideración, importante, de envergadura to make extensive use of sth hacer* abundante uso de algo
    Example sentences
    • I have a fairly extensive amount of work done on the subject, and a number of links that are worth following.
    • Your Honour will realise there is an extensive amount of material on there.
    • There's nowhere else in the world you could see such an extensive and amazing collection of modern art.

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