Exhaustive - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv|  American pronunciation of the word exhaustive
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv|  British pronunciation of the word exhaustive

adjective

- performed comprehensively and completely; not superficial or partial(syn: thorough, thoroughgoing)

an exhaustive study

Examples

The list was long but not exhaustive.

...after an exhaustive search of our house, we still hadn't found the cat...

The list is by no means exhaustive.

...typically the wealthy socialite spends most of the morning in repose, is served lunch, and then embarks on an exhaustive afternoon of shopping...

It is the end product of long exhaustive research and development.

...an exhaustive how-to guide for anyone planning the compleat wedding...

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