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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ten·sive /ɪnˈtɛn(t)sɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·ten·sive /ɪnˈtɛn(t)sɪv/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ten·sive, n. That which intensifies or emphasizes; an intensive verb or word.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ten·sive a.
 1. Stretched; admitting of intension, or increase of degree; that can be intensified.
 2. Characterized by persistence; intent; unremitted; assiduous; intense. [Obs.]
 3. Gram. Serving to give force or emphasis; as, an intensive verb or preposition.
 4. Agric. Designating, or pertaining to, any system of farming or horticulture, usually practiced on small pieces of land, in which the soil is thoroughly worked and fertilized so as to get as much return as possible; -- opposed to extensive.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a
             combining form; "the questioning was intensive";
             "intensive care"; "research-intensive"; "a
             labor-intensive industry"
      2: tending to give force or emphasis; "an intensive adverb"
      3: of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed
         area by expending more capital and labor; "intensive
         agriculture"; "intensive conditions" [ant: extensive]
      n : a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the
          meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an
          intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is
          an intensifier" [syn: intensifier]