Definition of meticulous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    meticulous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//məˈtɪkyələs//
     
     
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  1. 1paying careful attention to every detail synonym fastidious, thorough
  2. 2 meticulous planning/records/research Their room had been prepared with meticulous care. She planned her trip in meticulous detail. meticulous in something/doing something He's always meticulous in keeping the records up to date. meticulous about something My father was meticulous about his appearance.
meticulously
 
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adverb a meticulously planned schedule meticulously clean She checked the painting meticulously for any damage.
meticulousness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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