how to pronounce thorough


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thorough is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of thorough in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… relatively thorough way now Darden we …”

meaning of thorough

Thorough means thorough, complete, thoroughgoing.

thorough frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word thorough occurs in english on average 6.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics thorough can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that thorough can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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