Meaning of EXTENSIVE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪkstensɪv ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
Something that is extensive covers or includes a large physical area.
...an extensive tour of Latin America...
When built, the palace and its grounds were more extensive than the city itself.
Mark, however, needs to travel extensively with his varied business interests.
ADV : ADV after v
Something that is extensive covers a wide range of details, ideas, or items.
Developments in South Africa receive extensive coverage in The Sunday Telegraph...
The facilities available are very extensive.
All these issues have been extensively researched in recent years.
ADV : ADV after v , ADV adj / -ed
If something is extensive , it is very great.
The blast caused extensive damage, shattering the ground-floor windows...
The security forces have extensive powers of search and arrest...
Hydrogen is used extensively in industry for the production of ammonia.
ADV : ADV after v , ADV -ed
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006