Definition of exhaustive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv//
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including everything possible; very thorough or complete exhaustive research/tests This list is not intended to be exhaustive.Extra examples The report includes a seemingly exhaustive list of 160 benefits. This list is by no means exhaustive. Exhaustive research has been carried out into the effects of the drug. The information in this leaflet is not intended to be exhaustive, but it does tell you the basic facts.
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