"all-round" meaning in English

Adjective

  1. Having a wide scope, comprehensive.
    Categories (kind): English compound words Synonyms: comprehensive Translations (having a wide scope): 全面的 (quánmiàn de) [Mandarin] (Chinese), 綜合的 [Mandarin] (Chinese), 综合的 (zōnghé de) [Mandarin] (Chinese), laaja-alainen (Finnish), sotto ogni aspetto (Italian) Disambiguation of 'having a wide scope': 85 15
  2. Having many skills, versatile.
    Categories (kind): English compound words Synonyms: all-around [US], well-rounded, versatile Translations (having many skills): 全能的 (quánnéng de) [Mandarin] (Chinese), monitaitoinen (Finnish), versatile (Italian), polivalente (Italian), әмбебап (ämbebap) (Kazakh) Disambiguation of 'having many skills': 11 89

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