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English definition of “painstakingly”

painstakingly

adverb uk   /ˈpeɪnzˌteɪ.kɪŋ.li/ us  
in a way that shows you have taken a lot of care or made a lot of effort: She painstakingly explained how the machine worked.Effort and expending energyTrying and making an effortDetailed and careful
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