Definition of 'intensive'
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The training was intensive and the learning curve was steep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the countryside, intensive farming means fewer hedgerows and rough pasture for hedgehogs to forage and hide in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is very labour intensive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Britain has one of the worst records for protecting native wildlife and intensive farming is largely to blame, according to a report by conservationists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In England, training is very intensive and very hard. The Sun (2016)It concluded intensive treatment makes patients 45 per cent less likely to die, surviving a median of eight years longer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With their focus on growth and with intensive demands on time and resources, SMEs are particularly receptive to this exciting new business environment. Computing (2010)Ministers are looking at how to ease the burden of higher electricity prices on energy intensive industry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That will be followed by two more months of a less intensive program. The Sun (2012)Intensive poultry farms have a bad name. The Sun (2007)The outdoor week is followed by a week of intensive study at a university campus. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Commercial agriculture tends to be capital intensive. Geography Basic Facts (1983)Hospitals face a potential crisis over the limited number of intensive care beds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Instead of booing him we should be sending him on an intensive training course. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Members will also be able to decide whether the farm should engage in more intensive production. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her pal survived following intensive care treatment. The Sun (2009)They spend time in intensive care and rehab before being released back into the wild. The Sun (2016)These assessment wards provide intensive diagnostic facilities and prompt access to specialists. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The implementation of more intensive and modernised farming encountered the problem of land shortage. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)They kill by stealth in rivers that can appear clean and many are linked to intensive agriculture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Each counsellor undergoes an intensive training programme before beginning work. Know Your Own Mind (1991)It is expensive and very energy intensive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Clothes sales have turned positive in recent months after an intensive effort to make its womenswear more fashionable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are less labour intensive and have long lives at low recurrent cost once the initial period of capital spending is over. After Thatcher (1989)In a critical situation, soldiers might be deployed after intensive training. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Operation Central was challenging and resource intensive but it produced results. Times, Sunday Times (2012)After just 15 days of intensive training you will be ready to begin your new career. The Sun (2009)They are resource intensive and it just won't be viable for some of the courses to continue with the student cohorts they currently have. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the Government has resisted intensive lobbying from the Church to add theology to the list of exemptions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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