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‘eight days of intensive sầu arms talks’‘But many of these ingredients haven"t been subjected to lớn intensive retìm kiếm that proves this benefit.’‘A passenger whose baggage triggers an alarm might in turn be subject to lớn intensive search procedures - & those are no laughing matter.’‘Security inside and outside the court was heavy with everyone entering the building scanned and subject lớn intensive searches.’‘The basic case study entails the detailed và intensive sầu analysis of a single case.’‘There he will join a group of more than 100 other young hopefuls on a one week trial, & if successful will return in August along with thirty others for a full 10 month intensive course.’‘It was a rigorous and intensive sầu course, và this was reflected in the number of passes.’‘‘This programme is a thorough và intensive sầu course designed khổng lồ produce a safe, confident and competent pilot,’ Xu said.’‘But the speciadanh sách training required lớn be the best at the job does not come easily, with each animal having to lớn undertake a rigorous 13-week intensive course.’‘A core of crime-busting constables will be singled out for intensive training & size a highly-skilled squad of at least 150 specialists.’‘Because of their involvement in a number of incidents and controversies over the past 50 years, dioxins have sầu been subjected khổng lồ the most intensive sầu studies.’‘Kelly was subject to lớn intensive questioning for days.’‘That, too, was subjected khổng lồ intensive monitoring.’‘She was subjected khổng lồ an intensive sầu combination of cytotoxic drugs và cranial radiotherapy.’‘It helps if every learner exploits his interpersonal skills to the fullest through intensive courses.’‘Large businesses và high wealth individuals will continue khổng lồ be the subject of intensive risk đánh giá.’‘You will then be subjected to lớn an intensive onslaught of facial improvements.’‘She said the public would be consulted next year and there would be a thorough, intensive reviews.’‘But through group therapy & intensive one on one sessions, she seems lớn be almost fully recovered.’‘They took part in an intensive English class for eight weeks almost immediately on arrival.’‘Over the course of 10 months, fellows participate in seven intensive sầu sessions held in different cities.’
thorough, in-depth, concentrated, rigorous, exhaustive, all-out, concerted, thoroughgoing
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1.1(of agriculture) aiming khổng lồ achieve sầu the highest possible cấp độ of production within a limited area, especially by using chemical & technological aids.

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Often contrasted with extensive (sense 2)
‘intensive sầu farming’
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‘Nor is a return khổng lồ ‘primitive’ farming practices the only alternative sầu to lớn factory farming and highly intensive agriculture.’‘Like intensive sầu power production, so intensive agriculture spares the landscape.’‘The location of participation across the state, as expected, closely follows the areas of intensive sầu commercial agricultural production.’‘Many diversified from intensive sầu agriculture khổng lồ dairying.’‘After several centuries of intensive cultivation agricultural productivity had probably started to lớn fall, living standards for most were declining, và population growth had ceased.’‘Instead, due khổng lồ less intensive sầu agriculture, such plantations are confined to the areas around habitation & in some of the more accessible valleys.’‘In the UK intensive sầu agriculture with the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides khổng lồ boost crop production has squeezed wildlife out of many former strongholds.’‘They are poor farmers who could never easily afford expensive chemicals used in intensive sầu farming, going organic lớn boost their meagre incomes.’‘There was an intensive sầu agriculture linked khổng lồ international markets through a key product: silk.’‘The report says highly intensive sầu agriculture using herbicide tolerant GM crops may be very damaging lớn biodiversity.’‘This livestock disease is endemic in countries unable to lớn afford intensive sầu agriculture, yet has been absent from Europe for three decades.’‘But perhaps the true price has been hidden, and the cost is perhaps even greater than some intensive sầu agriculture, because the damage reaches far beyond the farms.’‘Cattle farming required a more intensive cultivation of fodder crops such as maize, potatoes, turnips, và mangels.’‘Many wheat breeders were successful in breeding semi-dwarf, high-yielding varieties that were well adapted to intensive agriculture.’‘The population, divided inlớn a dozen chiefdoms and supported by intensive agriculture, soon rose lớn 15,000 or more.’‘Although the food industry has been racked by crisis, Scottish ministers still favour intensive sầu farming with chemicals.’‘In Japan, intensive agriculture came in with migrants from the mainl& about 2,300 years ago.’‘Intensive animal ‘farming’ of any kind is a disgusting business, but intensive chicken factories are really repulsive sầu and infinitely crueller than any kind of hunting.’‘No doubt there are some dodgy practices on intensive farms - most big farms are big businesses out to lớn maximise profits và only too happy to cut corners.’‘BSE is a direct outcome of this intensive, highly concentrated model of beef production.’
1.2usually in combination (typically in business and economics) concentrating on or making much use of a specified thing.
‘They are considering relocating lớn Shangnhì because high labour costs in this labour intensive sầu business have eaten inkhổng lồ their profits in Taiwan.’‘As a capital intensive business, the group has considered its options regarding flotation but intends lớn remain private for the foreseeable future.’‘It is a labour intensive sầu business, but Lisa says as they are getting more established và organized the workload seems to be lessening.’‘The truth is this is a labor intensive business and actually needs a good margin between the cost and the sale of the fabric in order to lớn pay the overhead of being in business.’‘To preserve sầu the variation named varieties have sầu lớn be grafted, a labour intensive sầu business which explains the high price.’‘‘The reality is the business is labour intensive & costs have gone through the roof in the past number of years,’ he said.’‘These businesses are cost intensive & the margins are very low.’‘Nick"s business is so labour intensive sầu it will never make a great deal of money.’‘He should try to lớn recognise the costs of implementing the minimum wage particularly on businesses in labour intensive sầu industries such as the tourism industry.’‘Capital intensive sầu businesses, such as World Wide Technology, involve sầu significant amounts of investment money before any possibility for earnings.’‘In a highly automated service such as vending machine dispensing, the people element will be a less important element of the set than a people intensive business such as a restaurant.’‘These businesses are usually time intensive và they can have a tremendous impact on the franchisee"s family life.’‘With a relatively small take-up of electronic accounts in Ireland, the private client business is highly labour intensive.’‘Opera is a hugely expensive business và very labour intensive sầu.’‘Rigorous & data intensive, ecological economics builds on the idea that natural resources are as valid a form of capital as oil rigs.’‘Computer forensics is a very labor intensive business in terms of accessing the abuser"s computer and getting sufficient evidence of robustness that will stvà up in court.’‘The United States was moving from an extensive sầu economy to an intensive economy.’‘According lớn Lee, Korean companies contribute much to lớn the local economy as most of these companies are labor intensive & small và medium in nature.’‘It just doesn"t work out economically, because the restaurant business has low profit margins và is so labor intensive.’‘Which would you prefer, a capital intensive sầu business with few people or a people intensive one with little capital?’

2Grammar (of an adjective sầu, adverb, or particle) expressing intensity; giving force or emphasis.

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‘Fernanvì chưng Pereira emailed an anecdote about intensive use of eh.’

3Physics Denoting a property which is measured in terms of intensity (e.g. concentration) rather than of extent (e.g. volume), and so is not simply increased by addition of one thing khổng lồ another.

‘Clearly, the intercept differences produced by the intensive sầu properties were substantially smaller than those produced by spatial properties.’
‘It is an intensive sầu physical property of a particular material and does not depend on the amount of material present.’‘The first one is the vestibule of the channel, where the curvature of the dielectric boundary generates intensive sầu electrostatic forces.’‘The answer could be that in the Antarctica snowfields, they are subject to lớn intensive sầu UV irradiation which causes ionisation.’
‘Particles are added, usually as completives và intensives, to lớn two & three-syllable verbs of Latin origin: contract out, divide off/up, cấp độ off, measure off/out, select out, separate off/out.’
‘That is from the words of the intensives used when they talk about ‘very likely’, ‘you see it all the time’, et cetera.’


On the difference between intensive và intense, see intense


Late Middle English (in the sense ‘vehement, intense’): from French intensif, -ive or medieval Latin intensivus, from intendere (see intend).