Definition of 'exhaustive'
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The soul searching has been exhaustive and exhausting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is not an exhaustive list at all. Christianity Today (2000)You are intellectually engaged and often willing to do exhaustive research. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This list is by no means exhaustive but it shows the kind of range that is available. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The spa has an exhaustive list of treatments at extra cost. The Sun (2012)Doubtless this is not an exhaustive list. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The following is by no means an exhaustive list of all of the shops that sell organic wine. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)The list is exhaustive and exhausting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Again no exhaustive list was attempted. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their account is not exhaustive, but suggestive of a wide field for future endeavour. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)In the early years fears about blood clots, heart attacks and strokes inspired exhaustive research. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In some cases the connection is tenuous, but its list is by no means exhaustive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is an exhaustive list, but should be taken with a pinch of salt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Indeed it is the security services' exhaustive attention to detail and evidence that has made it difficult to secure convictions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The experiments they cite have methodological weaknesses that limit their relevance to humans, or have been superseded by more exhaustive research. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No other athlete in Britain has undergone such an exhaustive, globetrotting search for success. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's by no means exhaustive, but it covers the main areas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was particularly good at sledging opposing batsmen, unsettling them with exhaustive accounts of his Italian sketching tours. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is not an exhaustive account of what is available, but it will give you an introduction to some of the most popular forms of complementary medicine. Healthy By Nature (1994)After an exhaustive search, a string of names and endless speculation, we have got a bloke who was already there. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'exhaustive'
British English: exhaustive ADJECTIVE
If you describe a study, search, or list as exhaustive, you mean that it is very thorough and complete.
This is by no means an exhaustive list but it gives an indication of the many projects taking place.
Definition of exhaustive from the Collins English Dictionary
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