comprehensive comprehensive  /ˌkɑm pri ˈhɛn sɪv/


  1. (n) an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
  2. (adj) including all or everything
  3. (adj) broad in scope


  1. Pursuing its commitment on nuclear arms-control program vigorously, the Administration has been pushing for a comprehensive test-ban agreement.
  2. This is the most comprehensive book on the British Rule in India.
  3. In the wake of embarrassing leaks of the government functioning, the establishment aims to bring in a comprehensive law against whistle-blowers.


  1. A+E Networks Subscribes To Standard Media Index's Comprehensive Ad Spend Data Feed

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Media Index (SMI), the exclusive global provider of comprehensive real time, advertising expenditure data, today announced that A+E Networks has become ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Comprehensive plan public input strategy adopted by Island County

    A public participation strategy for Island County’s multi-year comprehensive plan update was approved by the commissioners.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: South Whidbey Record

  3. Comprehensive Care Corporation Deploys Pharmacy Specialist Sales Force

    TAMPA, Fla., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comprehensive Care Corporation (OTC BB: CHCR), ("CompCare" or the "Company"), a leading behavioral health, substance abuse and pharmacy management ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "The basis for a solution is clear -- an end to the occupation that began in 1967, the creation of an independent and viable Palestinian state :, and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace in the region," Ban said.
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: President Bush Source: PRESS TV

  2. "Mr. Johnston has a strong record of public service, a broad base of support and an impressive list of achievements," Harper said in a statement. "He has extensive legal expertise, a comprehensive understanding of government and a deep...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "Today, the Congressional Budget Office has sent Congress a powerful message: our comprehensive energy and climate bill will slash America's deficit by over $19 billion," said Sens. Kerry and Lieberman. "There is no more room for excuses -...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: John Kerry Source: TIME (blog)

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