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The building had to be rebuilt in 1963 after extensive damage from the Second World War was finally deemed irreparable.Inside The World’s 10 Oldest Restaurants
December 20, 2014
“Getting a first shot is one thing,” said a former Air Force fighter pilot with extensive experience with Russian weapons.Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets
December 4, 2014
If a Queen did cheat, her crimes fade into insignificance compared to the extensive philandering engaged in by medieval monarchs.The Sex Life of King Richard III's Randy Great Great Great Grandfather
December 4, 2014
The website Bishop Accountability keeps some of the most extensive records on allegations of priestly abuse available.How Sicko Priests Got Away With It
Barbie Latza Nadeau
November 16, 2014
Since the war began, sexual violence, including rape, is the most extensive form of violence faced by Syrian women and girls.The Young Girls Escaping the ISIS War
September 16, 2014
Historical Examples of extensive
Therefore the present geographical distribution of species was largely determined by the extensive migrations of that time.
The deep and extensive hollows formed by the floods of this river compelled us to travel southward for several miles.
It is served by the Chicago & North-Western railway, and by an extensive inter-urban electric system.
A man not only known for his extensive knowledge of chemistry, but distinguished for his philosophy and patriotism.James Cutbush
Edgar F. Smith
With the help of this fraud, and with a free and extensive market made on the Stock Exchange, the 1870 Honduras 10 per cent.International Finance
- of or relating to logical extension
- (of a definition) in terms of the objects to which the term applies rather than its meaning
"vast, far-reaching;" c.1600 of immaterial, c.1700 of material things; from Late Latin extensivus, from extens-, past participle stem of Latin extendere (see extend). Earlier in a medical sense, "characterized by swelling" (early 15c.). Related: Extensively; extensiveness.