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[throo] /θru/
preposition, adverb, adjective
an informal, simplified spelling of through. Unabridged
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  • 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 redistribution.
  • The playback thru head phones sounds the same as laptop and ipod both.
  • The phone then permits the user to cycle thru the various combinations if the first one displayed is not what is required.
  • Is this true and can you find out thru your resources where it took place.
  • So the universe has a thickness being from the no space region thru the space region to the no space region.
  • Try doing this experience with money that the subjects had earned, thru their normal work, and then we'll see.
  • So, as a beam of photons travels for decades thru space the photons attract each other.
British Dictionary definitions for thru


(adverb, adjective) (mainly US) a variant spelling of through
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for thru

by 1839, altered (simplified) spelling of through.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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