exhaustif, exhaustive adjectif (anglais exhaustive, de to exhaust, épuiser) Qui épuise un sujet, une matière : Liste exhaustive.exhaustif, exhaustive (difficultés) adjectif (anglais exhaustive, de to exhaust, épuiser) Orthographe Avec un h, de même que exhausteur, exhaustion, exhaustivement, exhaustivité. Remarque En dépit de leur ressemblance orthographique, exhaustif (de l'anglais exhaustive, emprunté au latin exhaustus, épuisé) n'a aucun rapport, ni de sens ni d'origine, avec exhausser. ● exhaustif, exhaustive (expressions) adjectif (anglais exhaustive, de to exhaust, épuiser) Tirage exhaustif, en calcul des probabilités, tirage sans remise par opposition au tirage non exhaustif, dit aussi tirage au sort dans l'urne de Bernoulli. ● exhaustif, exhaustive (synonymes) adjectif (anglais exhaustive, de to exhaust, épuiser) Qui épuise un sujet, une matière
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  • exhaustive — [adj] all inclusive, complete allembracing, all encompassing, all out, catholic, comprehensive, embracive, encyclopedic, extensive, far reaching, from A to Z*, full, full blown, full dress*, full scale, in depth, intensive, no stone unturned*,… …   New thesaurus

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