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in·ten·sive

intensive

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn ten sihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, marked by, or relating to intensity.
definition 2: tending to stress or intensify.
definition 3: highly concentrated in a small space or interval of time.
The intensive course in French required a lot of homework, and the class met every day.Toward the end of the semester, the students engage themselves in intensive study.Intensive farming in the area increased the general food supply but depleted the soil of nutrients.
definition 4: in grammar, indicating increased emphasis.
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part of speech: noun
definition: in grammar, a word, word unit, or other expression that increases emphasis.
derivations: intensively (adv.), intensiveness (n.)