Meaning of “meticulous” in the English Dictionary

"meticulous" in British English

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meticulousadjective

uk /məˈtɪk.jə.ləs/ us /məˈtɪk.jə.ləs/ approving
meticulously
adverb uk /məˈtɪk.jə.ləs.li/ us /məˈtɪk.jə.ləs.li/

The entire project was meticulously planned.
meticulousness
noun [ U ] uk /məˈtɪk.jə.ləs.nəs/ us /məˈtɪk.jə.ləs.nəs/

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

"meticulous" in American English

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meticulousadjective

us /məˈtɪk·jə·ləs/

giving or showing careful attention to every detail:

a meticulous housekeeper
meticulous research
meticulously
adverb us /məˈtɪk·jə·ləs·li/

She meticulously planned every decorating detail.

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

"meticulous" in Business English

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meticulousadjective

uk /məˈtɪkjələs/ us

very careful to consider every detail in a process:

meticulous about sth She was meticulous about keeping her expense receipts properly filed.
A combination of innovation and meticulous attention to detail have contributed to the luxury brand's success.
She was used to keeping meticulous records, so the documents, plus dates and times of visits and phone calls, were at hand.
meticulous planning/preparation/research
meticulously
adverb

meticulously planned
meticulousness
noun [ U ]

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