thoroughgoing


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thor·ough·go·ing

 (thûr′ō-gō′ĭng, thûr′ə-, thŭr′-)
adj.
1. Very thorough; complete: thoroughgoing research.
2. Unmitigated; unqualified: a thoroughgoing villain.

thoroughgoing

(ˈθʌrəˌɡəʊɪŋ)
adj
1. extremely thorough
2. (usually prenominal) absolute; complete: thoroughgoing incompetence.
ˈthoroughˌgoingly adv
ˈthoroughˌgoingness n

thor•ough•go•ing

(ˈθɜr əˌgoʊ ɪŋ, ˈθʌr-)

adj.
1. doing things thoroughly.
2. carried out to the full extent; thorough.
3. complete; unqualified: a thoroughgoing knave.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thoroughgoing - performed comprehensively and completely; "an exhaustive study"; "made a thorough search"; "thoroughgoing research"
complete - having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"
2.thoroughgoing - without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"

thoroughgoing

adjective
1. Covering all aspects with painstaking accuracy:
Translations

thoroughgoing

[ˈθʌrəˌgəʊɪŋ] ADJ [analysis] → minucioso; [restructuring] → concienzudo, a fondo; [conservative, revolutionary] → convencido, auténtico

thoroughgoing

[ˈθʌrəgəʊɪŋ] adj
[analysis] → approfondi(e); [reform] → en profondeur; [review] → en profondeur
(= out-and-out) [conservative, materialism] → absolu(e); [rogue] → véritable before n, fini(e)

thoroughgoing

[ˈθʌrəˌgəʊɪŋ] adj (examination, search) → accurato/a, minuzioso/a; (analysis) → approfondito/a; (reform) → totale
he's a thoroughgoing idiot → è un perfetto idiota
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It is urgent for Congress to replace the sham CARP that is a proven failure with a new, genuine, thoroughgoing and truly redistributive land reform program that seeks to break the monopoly of lands of big landlords," he added.
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