Meaning of “methodical” in the English Dictionary

"methodical" in British English

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methodicaladjective

uk /məˈθɒd.ɪ.kəl/ us /məˈθɑː.dɪ.kəl/

(Definition of “methodical” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"methodical" in American English

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methodicaladjective

us /məˈθɑd·ɪ·kəl/

controlled and systematic:

The economy’s slow, methodical growth is likely to continue into next year.

(Definition of “methodical” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"methodical" in Business English

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methodicaladjective

uk /məˈθɒdɪkəl/ us

used to describe a person or way of doing things that is very organized and careful:

methodical approach/manner/way People looking for work in a recession need to adopt a focused and methodical approach to job hunting.
She emerged as a leader while still in her 30s by developing a style former colleagues describe as methodical, inclusive, and pragmatic.
methodically
adverb

The job requires someone who has an eye for detail and can work methodically.

(Definition of “methodical” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)