Meaning of “scrupulous” in the English Dictionary

"scrupulous" in British English

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uk /ˈskruː.pjə.ləs/ us /ˈskruː.pjə.ləs/
adverb uk /ˈskruː.pjə.lə us /ˈskruː.pjə.lə

She is always scrupulously honest/fair.
A hospital must be kept scrupulously clean.

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

"scrupulous" in American English

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us /ˈskru·pjə·ləs/

extremely careful to do what is right or moral:

She managed to get a copy of the report through a friend who wasn’t so scrupulous about sharing information.

Scrupulous also means extremely accurate and exact:

Her report is scrupulous in its detail.

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