thoroughly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “thoroughly” in the English Dictionary

"thoroughly" in British English

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uk   /ˈθʌr.ə.li/  us   /ˈθɝː-/ /-oʊ-/

thoroughly adverb (VERY MUCH)

B2 completely, very much: I thoroughly ​enjoyed the ​performance.
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thoroughly adverb (CAREFULLY)

B2 in a ​detailed and ​careful way: We went through the ​report thoroughly but couldn't ​find the ​informationanywhere.
(Definition of thoroughly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thoroughly" in American English

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 us   /ˈθɜr·ə·li, ˈθʌr-/

thoroughly adverb (VERY GREATLY)

very ​greatly; very much: The ​movieleft me thoroughly ​confused about ​itsrealmeaning. We thoroughly ​enjoyed the ​movie.

thoroughly adverb (COMPLETELY)

completely; in a way that ​includes many ​details: The ​drug was thoroughly tested before being put on the ​market.
(Definition of thoroughly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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