Thorough

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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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Thorough'


  • 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


  • Port seeks money to dredge Houma Navigation Canal
    A more thorough accounting of all the oilfield supplies and materials carried on local waters may lead to a solution for the Houma Navigation Canal depth problems, the director of the Port of Terrebonne says. Read more on this news related to 'Thorough'
  • BJP urges thorough probe into Kandhamal by-poll by Election Commission
    BJP urges thorough probe into Kandhamal by-poll by Election Commission Read more on this news related to 'Thorough'
  • Mark Carney launches investigation after real-time payment system crash delays house purchases
    Bank of England Governor promises 'thorough, independent review' after Real Time Gross Settlement payment system, which processes £277bn a day, resumes operations after being down for 10 hours Read more on this news related to 'Thorough'

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