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Definition of Extensive

Extensive

  1. Having wide extent; of much superficial extent; expanded; large; broad; wide; comprehensive; as, an extensive farm; an extensive lake; an extensive sphere of operations; extensive benevolence; extensive greatness.
  2. Capable of being extended.

Extensive Quotations

Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
Stephen Jay Gould

I grew up in Marcy Projects in Brooklyn, and my mom and pop had an extensive record collection, so Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder and all of those sounds and souls of Motown filled the house.
Jay-Z

I have an extensive library - every birthday when I was a kid my parents would ask what movie or book I wanted, so I have built up a big collection over the years.
Mark Bridges

I did very extensive diligence on Al Jazeera English, the network from which Al Jazeera America is going to be derived, and it's really very clear that they have long since established a reputation for excellence and integrity and objectivity.
Al Gore

A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
Robert M. Hutchins
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Extensive Translations

extensive in Afrikaans is uitgestrek
extensive in Dutch is uitgebreid, omvangrijk, veelomvattend
extensive in Finnish is avara
extensive in German is umfangreich, ausgiebig
extensive in Italian is sostanzioso, vasto
extensive in Latin is latus
extensive in Norwegian is utstrakt, vid, omfattende
extensive in Portuguese is extensivo
extensive in Spanish is extensivo, copioso
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