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thoroughgoing

[thur-oh-goh-ing, -uh-goh-, thuhr-] /ˈθɜr oʊˌgoʊ ɪŋ, -əˌgoʊ-, ˈθʌr-/
adjective
1.
doing things thoroughly.
2.
carried out to the full extent; thorough.
3.
complete; unqualified:
a thoroughgoing knave.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; thorough + going
Related forms
thoroughgoingly, adverb
thoroughgoingness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for thorough-going

thoroughgoing

/ˈθʌrəˌɡəʊɪŋ/
adjective
1.
extremely thorough
2.
(usually prenominal) absolute; complete: thoroughgoing incompetence
Derived Forms
thoroughgoingly, adverb
thoroughgoingness, noun
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