preposition, adverb, adjective
an informal, simplified spelling of through. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
thru (θruː)
chiefly (US) (adverb, adjective) a variant spelling of through

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
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Word Origin & History

by 1839, alt. (simplified) spelling of through.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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American Heritage
Abbreviations & Acronyms
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Example sentences
Any student who contacts me about that para is walked thru the process.
Now, starting with real name policy and nonsensical updates in your profile unless u navigate thru the maze of privacy setting.
Information also travels informally, thru word of mouth, impossible to get at
  with technology.
They only seek their own survival thru political control and wealth
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