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Definition of scrupulous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    scrupulous

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈskrupyələs//
     
     
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  1. 1careful about paying attention to every detail synonym meticulous You must be scrupulous about hygiene when you're preparing a baby's bottle. scrupulous attention to detail
  2. 2scrupulous (in something/in doing something) careful to be honest and do what is right He was scrupulous in all his business dealings. opposite unscrupulous
scrupulously
 
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adverb Her house is scrupulously clean. to be scrupulously honest
scrupulousness
 
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: scrupulous