Definition of thoroughgoing adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌθʌrəˈɡəʊɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌθɜːroʊˈɡoʊɪŋ//
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  1. 1very thorough; looking at every detail a thoroughgoing revision of the text
  2. 2complete a thoroughgoing commitment to change
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: thoroughgoing