extensive

extensive(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (of broad area)
a. extenso
Most of the population lives in the city's extensive suburbs.La mayoría de la población vive en los extensos suburbios de la ciudad.
b. amplio (network)
The drug cartel has an extensive network that permeates every major city in the country.El cártel de drogas tiene una amplia red que se extiende a todas las ciudades más importantes del país.
2. (comprehensive)
a. extenso (collection, list)
The selection of music books in the library is really extensive.La selección de libros de música que tiene la biblioteca es muy extensa.
b. amplio (knowledge, power)
She claims to have extensive knowledge in the field of quantum physics.Asegura que cuenta con amplios conocimientos en el campo de la física cuántica.
c. vasto (knowledge, experience)
His extensive knowledge of the terrain made him an ideal guide for our excursión.Su conocimiento vasto del terreno lo hizo el guía ideal para nuestra excursión.
d. exhaustivo (search, inquiry)
The police arrived with dogs to conduct an extensive search of the area.La policía llegó con perros para realizar una búsqueda exhaustiva del área.
3. (considerable)
a. de consideración (repairs, damage)
Several patients were treated for extensive burns.Varios pacientes fueron tratados por quemaduras de consideración.
b. de envergadura (damage, surgery)
The actress has undergone extensive plastic surgery over the years.A lo largo de los años, la actriz se ha sometido a cirugías plásticas de envergadura.
c. importante (damage)
The extensive damage to the building left it beyond repair.Los importantes daños provocados al edificio lo dejaron en un estado imposible de reparar.
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extensive
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (area, knowledge)
a. extenso(a), amplio(a)
2. (damage, repairs)
a. cuantioso(a)
to make extensive use of somethingutilizar algo mucho
extensive [ɪksˈtensɪv]
adjective
1 (covering large area) [+grounds, estate, area] extenso; [+network, tour] extenso; amplio; [+surgery] de envergadura
after the accident, /he had to have extensive surgery/ to his chest
[+burns] de consideración
2 (comprehensive) [+collection, list] extenso; [+range, reforms, interests] amplio; [+enquiry, tests, research] exhaustivo; [+knowledge] vasto; amplio
it got extensive coverage in the British papers obtuvo una amplia cobertura en la prensa británica
they carried out an extensive search of the area
3 (considerable) [+damage, investments] considerable; importante; [+experience] amplio; vasto; [+repairs] de consideración; [+powers] amplio
many buildings suffered extensive damage in the blast la explosión causó daños considerables or importantes en muchos edificios; to make extensive use of sth usar or utilizar algo mucho; the machine developed a fault after extensive use la máquina falló después de usarse mucho
extensive use of this treatment has led to increased cases of bronchitis the product is now in extensive use
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