Meaning of COMPREHENSIVE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌkɔmprɪˈhensɪv ]

adj. & n. --adj. 1 complete; including all or nearly all elements, aspects, etc. (a comprehensive grasp of the subject). 2 of or relating to understanding (the comprehensive faculty). 3 (of motor-vehicle insurance) providing complete protection. --n. (in full comprehensive school) Brit. a secondary school catering for children of all abilities from a given area. øøcomprehensively adv. comprehensiveness n. [F compr÷hensif -ive or LL comprehensivus (as COMPREHENSIBLE)]

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