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English definition of “(right) down to”

(right) down to

even including the following small or unimportant things or people: Amalie was dressed completely in black, right down to black lipstick and a black earring. Everyone, from the Director down to the secretaries, was questioned by the police.Including and containingComprising and consisting of
(Definition of (right) down to from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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