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- exhaust-gas recirculation,
- exhaustion psychosis,
- exhibition game
Origin of exhaustive
ex·haus·tive·ly, adverbex·haus·tive·ness, nounnon·ex·haus·tive, adjectivenon·ex·haus·tive·ly, adverb
non·ex·haus·tive·ness, nounun·ex·haus·tive, adjectiveun·ex·haus·tive·ly, adverb
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/ (ɪɡˈzɔːstɪv) /
comprehensive in scope; thoroughan exhaustive survey
tending to exhaust
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