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1 involving a lot of activity, effort, or careful attention in a short period of time:
a one-week intensive course in English
a day of intensive negotiations

intensive farming/agriculture

farming which produces a lot of food from a small area of land

energy-intensive/knowledge-intensive etc

involving or needing a lot of energy, knowledge etc:
a knowledge-intensive industry
capital-intensive, labour-intensive
intensively adverb

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