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Definition of painstakingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

painstakingly

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪnzteɪkɪŋli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪnzteɪkɪŋli//
 
 
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in a way that takes a lot of care, effort and attention to detail synonym thoroughly (2) The building has been painstakingly restored to all its former elegance.