Definition of 'comprehensively'
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Now it seems the council has comprehensively rejected that approach. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His proposed system of federal energy controls failed comprehensively. Times, Sunday Times (2006)People are probably ready to see giant slabs of the actual past comprehensively demolished. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were chasing three goals and were being comprehensively outplayed. The Sun (2012)The party leader can hardly force the associations to be more inclusive when he has so comprehensively failed to be so himself. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Well, they comprehensively failed to do so last time. The Sun (2008)Turning around a system so comprehensively failed by his party over 13 years is a long process. The Sun (2013)Thus the book's ambition to position him as a cultural pioneer fails comprehensively. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But that's no excuse for councils who failed so comprehensively to cope. The Sun (2009)There was no shame in losing, but to be so comprehensively outplayed raises some awkward questions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This was a trial of a vaccine combining two previously tested drugs, both of which had comprehensively failed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it would also be unfair to single the goalkeeper out for criticism after a fixture in which City were so comprehensively outplayed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Helpful But the double Major champion acknowledged he had been comprehensively outplayed. The Sun (2014)It took time, and two more massive defeats, to clarify that the party had been rejected comprehensively. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The damages claim was comprehensively rejected after the judge held that the support provided by the police was'reasonable in all the circumstances '. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This happened because the last Government failed to comprehensively reform the PAYE system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Has Britain failed as comprehensively as its US critics allege? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'comprehensively'
British English: comprehensively ADVERB
Something that is done comprehensively is done thoroughly.
They were comprehensively beaten by the other team.
Definition of comprehensively from the Collins English Dictionary
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