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Adjective: extensive  ik'sten-siv
  1. Large in spatial extent, range, scope or quantity
    "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "they suffered extensive damage";
    - extended
  2. Broad in scope or content
    "extensive pay increases";
    - across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, panoptic, wide
  3. Of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labour
    "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"

See also: big, comprehensive, large

Antonym: intensive

Encyclopedia: Extensive