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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexhaustiveex‧haus‧tive /ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv $ -ˈzɒːs-/ adjective  COMPLETEextremely thorough and complete an exhaustive investigation The list is by no means exhaustive.exhaustively adverb
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exhaustiveThe list shown here is by no means exhaustive.The categories were not intended to be exhaustive.Again, our list is not intended to be exhaustive and you might try to suggest other potential reasons.In spite of its name the exhaustive ballot is not a single ballot but a series of ballots.And he complains bitterly that exhaustive health tests were not done years ago.As a result of exhaustive inquiries the police are at last able to issue a description of the murderer.An exhaustive investigation into better methods of financing young entrants is continuing.The list is neither exhaustive nor definitive.The time for exhaustive reading is when you have worked out your own ideas with some fullness and in spirit of discovery.The rescue team made an exhaustive search of the area.An exhaustive search through student records was conducted to answer three main questions: 1.list ... exhaustiveGaius claims no more than that these four expressions are typical; his list is not exhaustive.I do not intend this list to be exhaustive.This list is by no means exhaustive and is only intended to illustrate some of the most commonplace reasons for the non-reporting of crime.The circular goes on to point out that the list is not exhaustive and suggests other courses may be appropriate.This list is by no means exhaustive but broadly covers the field.The following list is not exhaustive, but does indicate some of the vast range which is available.No list can be exhaustive, but it can give you an idea of the range of opportunities open to you.The list is neither exhaustive nor definitive.
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