comprehensive


comprehensive
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comprehensives
1) ADJ-GRADED Something that is comprehensive includes everything that is needed or relevant.

The Rough Guide to Nepal is a comprehensive guide to the region.

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2) N-COUNT: oft in names after n In Britain, a comprehensive is a state school in which children of all abilities are taught together.

...Birmingham's inner-city comprehensives...

She taught French at Cheam Comprehensive in South London.

ADJ: ADJ n
Comprehensive is also an adjective.

He left comprehensive school at the age of 16. ...Rushcliffe Comprehensive School.


English dictionary. 2008.

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