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PERVASIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pervasive mean? 

PERVASIVE (adjective)
  The adjective PERVASIVE has 1 sense:

1. spreading or spread throughout

  Familiarity information: PERVASIVE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERVASIVE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Spreading or spread throughout

Synonyms:

permeant; permeating; permeative; pervasive

Context examples:

armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations / the pervasive odor of garlic / an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

Similar:

distributive (serving to distribute or allot or disperse)


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