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Definition of going-over noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    going-over

     noun
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    [singular] (informal)
     
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  1. 1a thorough examination of someone or something The garage gave the car a thorough going-over.
  2. 2a serious physical attack on someone The gang gave him a real going-over.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: going-over