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encyclopaedic


  • s  broad in scope or content

  • He has a convenient and, in a sense, encyclopaedic, store of famed men's last words, hobbies, epigrams and elementary historical facts, which he knows how to use impressively.
  • Such a rendition assumes that Pliny wrote in the manner of a modern encyclopaedic general and columnist who is both ribald and biblical, and that the Latin word "certe" had .
  • The "smokestack barons" of the Ruhr, whose arsenal armed Germany in two world wars, are portrayed in an encyclopaedic history of their most powerful and eccentric family.
News & Articles

  • Partnership solves Detroit challenge: Getting kids safely to activities
    On an early July morning, a school bus festooned with bright green painted dinosaurs rumbles through the quiet streets of Southwest Detroit. Youth conductor Gene Evans is on his cell phone, updating the route on-the-fly for driver Darron Benton, who relies on his encyclopaedic knowledge of Detroit geography to steer the bus though neighborhoods dotted with vacant lots and burned-out structures ...
    Aug. 25, 2013 - MLive Detroit
Quotes

  • Phil Redmond in ic Liverpool
    Creative director at Liverpool Culture Company Phil Redmond said: "It will be fascinating to hear Ken's thoughts on comedy - his perspective is unique and his anecdotes alone are a national treasure." "His encyclopaedic knowledge and...
  • Bill Kenwright in BBC News
    Everton chairman Bill Kenwright said: "Anton is terrific. He's got an encyclopaedic football knowledge."
  • David Dein in BBC Sport
    Asked why he was so convinced Wenger was the right man for the north London club, Dein said: "I was comforted because I had seen him at close-quarters, had observed his methods of training and realised how intelligent he was. He had an encyclopaedic...

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