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English definition of “thoroughgoing”

thoroughgoing

adjective uk   /ˌθʌr.əˈɡəʊ.ɪŋ/ /ˈθʌr.əˌɡəʊ-/ us    /ˌθɝː.əˈɡoʊ-/ formal
complete, detailed, careful: a thoroughgoing reform of the economyDetailed and careful
(Definition of thoroughgoing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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