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encyclopedic

or en路cy路clo路pae路dic

[ en-sahy-kluh-pee-dik ]
/ 蓻n藢sa瑟 kl蓹藞pi d瑟k /
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adjective
pertaining to or of the nature of an encyclopedia; relating to all branches of knowledge.
comprehending a wide variety of information; comprehensive: an encyclopedic memory.
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Also en路cy路clo路pe路di路cal, en路cy路clo路pae路di路cal .

Origin of encyclopedic

First recorded in 1815鈥25; encycloped(ia) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM encyclopedic

en路cy路clo路pe路di路cal路ly, en路cy路clo路pae路di路cal路ly, adverbnon路en路cy路clo路pae路dic, adjectivenon路en路cy路clo路pe路dic, adjectivenon路en路cy路clo路pe路di路cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for encyclopedic

encyclopedic

encyclopaedic

/ (蓻n藢sa瑟kl蓹蕣藞pi藧d瑟k) /

adjective
of, characteristic of, or relating to an encyclopedia
covering a wide range of knowledge; comprehensive

Derived forms of encyclopedic

encyclopedically or encyclopaedically, adverb
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