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One entry found for thorough.
Main Entry: thorˇough
Pronunciation: primarystressthschwar-omacr, primarystressthschwa-romacr
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English thorow "thorough," from Old English thuruh, thurh "through" --related to THRILL, THROUGH --see Word History at THRILL
1 : marked by or carried out to completion : EXHAUSTIVE <a thorough search>
2 : careful about detail <a thorough worker>
- thorˇoughˇly adverb
- thorˇoughˇness noun

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