Complete Definition of "thorough"

English
Pronunciation
American English IPA: /IPAchar|ËθÊrÉÊ/
British English IPA: /IPAchar|ËθÊrÉ/
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÊrÉ|-ÊrÉ, Rhymes:English:-ÊrÉÊ|-ÊrÉÊ

Etymology
From OE. þuruh.

Adjective
en-adj
#painstaking and careful not to miss or omit any detail
#:The Prime Minister announced a thorough investigation into the death of a father of two in police custody.
#:He is the most thorough worker I have ever seen.
#:The infested house needs a thorough cleansing before it will be inhabitable.
#utter; complete; absolute
#:It is a thorough pleasure to see him beg for mercy.

Translations
trans-top|detailed
Czech: důkladný m
Dutch: grondig, diepgaand
Finnish: huolellinen, perinpohjainen, perusteellinen
French: minutieux, -euse; soigné, -ée
German: gründlich
Icelandic: ítarlegur m, ítarleg f, ítarlegt n
trans-mid
Polish: gruntowny, -a, -e
Portuguese: t-|pt|minucioso|m
Spanish: minucioso, -a
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trans-top|utter; complete; absolute
Finnish: perinpohjainen, perusteellinen
French: exhaustif, -ive
trans-mid
Portuguese: t-|pt|exaustivo|m
Spanish: exhaustivo, -a
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mid
Italian: minuzioso, -a; accurato
Norwegian: grundig (1-5), nøyaktig (1-5), nøye (1)

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