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 intensive intensive

adj

  • of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed area by expending more capital and labor  ( intensive )
    of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed area by expending more capital and labor
     intensive agriculture
    intensive agriculture
     intensive conditions
    intensive conditions
  • tending to give force or emphasis  ( intensive )
    tending to give force or emphasis
     an intensive adverb
    an intensive adverb
  • noun

  • a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies  ( intensifier, intensive )
    a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies
     up' in finished up' is an intensifier
    up' in finished up' is an intensifier
     honestly' in I honestly don't know' is an intensifier
    honestly' in I honestly don't know' is an intensifier
  • adj

  • ( ) characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form  ( intensive )
    characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form
     the questioning was intensive
    the questioning was intensive
     intensive care
    intensive care
     research-intensive
    research-intensive
     a labor-intensive industry
    a labor-intensive industry


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