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depth

noun (SERIOUSNESS)    /depθ/
B2 [C or U] the state of having serious qualities or the ability to think seriously about something: Terry lacks depth - he's a very superficial person . Her writing shows astonishing depth. Jo has hidden depths (= serious qualities that you do not see immediately ).Thinking and contemplating in depth B2 in a serious and detailed way: I'd like to look at this question in some depth.Elaborating, specifying and simplifying
(Definition of depth noun (SERIOUSNESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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