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Definition of encyclopedic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1connected with encyclopedias or the type of information found in them encyclopedic information an encyclopedic dictionary
  2. 2having a lot of information about a wide variety of subjects; containing complete information about a particular subject She has an encyclopedic knowledge of natural history. Susan's contact book was encyclopedic.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: encyclopedic