comprehensive examination, comprehensive, comp(adj)
an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
"she took her comps in English literature"
including all or everything
"comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"
broad in scope
"a comprehensive survey of world affairs"
A comprehensive school.
Broadly or completely covering; including a large proportion of something.
Origin: From comprehensivus.
including much; comprising many things; having a wide scope or a full view
having the power to comprehend or understand many things
possessing peculiarities that are characteristic of several diverse groups
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Comprehensive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2836
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Comprehensive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4752
Rank popularity for the word 'Comprehensive' in Adjectives Frequency: #387
The numerical value of Comprehensive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Comprehensive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A comprehensive and detailed list of reforms is needed, a comprehensive deal is necessary before any disbursement can take place ... We are all aware that time is running out.
Morgan Stanley is proud of its comprehensive approach to risk management, which has enabled the firm to manage its commodities business prudently and effectively over the last three decades.
People often extending their support to a person forms a comprehensive report about his or her level of mind power through their weighted arithmetic mean brain size as who he or she is-Wise Or Otherwise.
The founders of the Republic dealt with things as they were presented to them, in a spirit of self-sacrificing patriotism, and, as time has proved, with a comprehensive wisdom which it will always be safe for us to consult.
Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking.
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- omfattende, fyldestgørendeDanish
- completo, exhaustivoSpanish
- laaja, kattavaFinnish
- complet, exhaustifFrench
- սպառիչ, համապարփակArmenian
- სრული, ყოვლისმომცველიGeorgian
- diepgaand, omvattend, alomvattend, uitgebreidDutch
- grundig, omfattendeNorwegian
- cuprinzător, multilateralRomanian
- всесторонний, всеобъемлющий, исчерпывающий, полныйRussian
- iscrpan, свеобухватан, obuhvatan, опсежан, обухватан, исцрпан, sveobuhvatan, opsežanSerbo-Croatian
- omfattande, uttömmandeSwedish
- விசாலமான, பரந்தTamil
- muhtasar, kapsayici, samilTurkish
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