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  • painstakingly careful and accurate; "our accountant is thorough"; "thorough research"
  • very thorough; exhaustively complete; "an exhaustive study"; "made a thorough search"; "thoroughgoing research"

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  • Thorough: In 17th century England , Thorough was a name given by Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford to a scheme of his to establish absolute ...
  • HMS Thorough (P324): HMS Thorough was a British submarine of the third group of the T class . She was built as P324 by Vickers Armstrong , Barrow , and ...
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie (musical): who comes to New York City to marry for money instead of love – a thoroughly modern aim in 1922, when women were just entering the workforce. ...
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie: Dillmount's (Julie Andrews ) ambition is to find work as a stenographer to a wealthy businessman and then marry him – a "thoroughly modern" goal. ...
  • Efficiency–thoroughness trade-off principle: The efficiency–thoroughness trade-off principle (or ETTO principle) is the principle that there is a trade-off between efficiency or ...

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* A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. - Theodore Roosevelt


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Thorough Sample Sentences in News


  • McKenna review will be 'fair and thorough'
    Gold Coast chairman John Witheriff says the review of coach Guy McKenna's tenure will be "fair and thorough", and insists the club has not yet begun to think about possible replacements. Read more on this news related to 'Thorough'
  • Roethlisberger leads Steelers to thorough dismantling of Panthers
    A multipronged Steeler attack had little trouble with the Carolina Panthers. Read more on this news related to 'Thorough'
  • My mother is a thorough politician, says Oshiomhole
    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has described his mother, Hajia Aishetu Oshiomhole, as a “thorough politician,” who taught him the virtues of honesty and prepared him for governance in the mist of challenges. Oshiomhole, who spoke at the launch of a biography in honour of his mother, “Igovina Emosi, (Queen of the Girls)” at Iyamho, in Etsako West... Read more on this news related to 'Thorough'

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