Definition of in extenso in English:

in extenso


  • In full; at length.

    ‘the paper covered their speeches in extenso’
    • ‘The General Assembly gave the Secretariat the option not to publish in extenso certain categories of bilateral treaties or international agreements.’
    • ‘The Commission decided to recommend the General Conference to adopt this draft resolution in extenso.’


Latin, from in ‘in’ + extensus, past participle of extendere ‘stretch out’.


in extenso

/ˌɪn ɛkˈstɛnsəʊ/