from The Century Dictionary.

  • Seizing or laying hold of; of the mind, apprehending.


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  • " When you are [coming in] with a com prehensive plan, including a budget that clearly lays out priorities and expectations of performance, then say you have to deal with what is there, [that]is a very responsible position, " Mr. Sessions said.

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  • Those offerings are growing more com prehensive, but they don't include the full array of TV content.

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  • Present to the National Conference and National General Council a com-prehensive statement of the state of the organisation and the administrative situation of the ANC.


  • Continuing the roll-out of a com-prehensive HIV/Aids treatment cam-paign, including anti-retrovirals to all accredited hospitals.


  • This is another lesson: only by securing political direc-tion from the most senior level of government and coordinating the diverse agencies from a central point could trade-offs be effected to achieve an improved com-prehensive result.

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  • Specifies in detail logical and/or mathematical operations to be performed by various equipment units and/or com prehensive computer programs and operations to be performed by systems personnel.

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  • We recognize the urgent priority of an inclusive and com - prehensive development program, as well as the need for joint regional action in preserving all natural resources.

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  • Given the fundamental changes taking place in our country, and the need for transparency, the ANC feels that it is not possible for the Commission of Inquiry into the Tax System to emerge with a com - prehensive review of the taxation system by November 1994.

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  • It may not be the role of prudence to attempt anything approaching a com prehensive commentary on the Carter Report just twenty days after its publication.

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  • Michelangelo's art furnished material to detailed com - prehensive studies by Panofsky, Ch. de Tolnay, H. von



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