There are 2 main translations of intensive in Spanish

: intensive1intensive2


intensivo, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈtɛnsɪv/

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  • 1

    (study/preparation) intensivo
    (course/training) intensivo
    (farming) intensivo
    (fire/shelling) intensivo
    they made an intensive search of the building registraron el edificio detenidamente
    • But many of these ingredients haven't been subjected to intensive research that proves this benefit.
    • A passenger whose baggage triggers an alarm might in turn be subject to intensive search procedures - and those are no laughing matter.
    • Security inside and outside the court was heavy with everyone entering the building scanned and subject to intensive searches.
    • The basic case study entails the detailed and intensive analysis of a single case.
    • There he will join a group of more than 100 other young hopefuls on a one week trial, and if successful will return in August along with thirty others for a full 10 month intensive course.
    • It was a rigorous and intensive course, and this was reflected in the number of passes.
    • ‘This programme is a thorough and intensive course designed to produce a safe, confident and competent pilot,’ Xu said.
    • But the specialist training required to be the best at the job does not come easily, with each animal having to undertake a rigorous 13-week intensive course.
    • A core of crime-busting constables will be singled out for intensive training and form 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 been subjected to the most intensive studies.
    • Kelly was subject to intensive questioning for days.
    • That, too, was subjected to intensive monitoring.
    • She was subjected to an intensive combination of cytotoxic drugs and cranial radiotherapy.
    • It helps if every learner exploits his interpersonal skills to the fullest through intensive courses.
    • Large businesses and high wealth individuals will continue to be the subject of intensive risk reviews.
    • You will then be subjected to an intensive onslaught of facial improvements.
    • She said the public would be consulted next year and there would be a thorough, intensive review.
    • But through group therapy and intensive one on one sessions, she seems to 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 sessions held in different cities.
    • Nor is a return to ‘primitive’ farming practices the only alternative to factory farming and highly intensive agriculture.
    • Like intensive power production, so intensive agriculture spares the landscape.
    • The location of participation across the state, as expected, closely follows the areas of intensive commercial agricultural production.
    • Many diversified from intensive agriculture to dairying.
    • After several centuries of intensive cultivation agricultural productivity had probably started to fall, living standards for most were declining, and population growth had ceased.
    • Instead, due to less intensive agriculture, such plantations are confined to the areas around habitation and in some of the more accessible valleys.
    • In the UK intensive agriculture with the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides to 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 farming, going organic to boost their meagre incomes.
    • There was an intensive agriculture linked to international markets through a key product: silk.
    • The report says highly intensive agriculture using herbicide tolerant GM crops may be very damaging to biodiversity.
    • This livestock disease is endemic in countries unable to afford intensive 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 agriculture, because the damage reaches far beyond the farms.
    • Cattle farming required a more intensive cultivation of fodder crops such as maize, potatoes, turnips, and mangels.
    • Many wheat breeders were successful in breeding semi-dwarf, high-yielding varieties that were well adapted to intensive agriculture.
    • The population, divided into a dozen chiefdoms and supported by intensive agriculture, soon rose to 15,000 or more.
    • Although the food industry has been racked by crisis, Scottish ministers still favour intensive farming with chemicals.
    • In Japan, intensive agriculture came in with migrants from the mainland about 2,300 years ago.
    • Intensive animal ‘farming’ of any kind is a disgusting business, but intensive chicken factories are really repulsive 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 maximise profits and only too happy to cut corners.
    • BSE is a direct outcome of this intensive, highly concentrated model of beef production.
  • 2

    • Fernando Pereira emailed an anecdote about intensive use of eh.
  • 3

    (property/measurement) intensivo
    • Clearly, the intercept differences produced by the intensive properties were substantially smaller than those produced by spatial properties.
    • It is an intensive 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 electrostatic forces.
    • The answer could be that in the Antarctica snowfields, they are subject to intensive UV irradiation which causes ionisation.

There are 2 main translations of intensive in Spanish

: intensive1intensive2



  • 1

    • Particles are added, usually as completives and intensives, to two and three-syllable verbs of Latin origin: contract out, divide off/up, level 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.