French translation of 'thoroughly'
1. (= meticulously)
[examine, research] minutieusement ⧫ en profondeur
[prepare, wash, clean] à fond
[search] de fond en comble
a thoroughly researched and illuminating biography une biographie éclairante et minutieusement documentée
Police searched the premises thoroughly. La police a fouillé les lieux de fond en comble.
2. (= completely)
[approve, understand] tout à fait ⧫ absolument
[miserable, enjoyable, unpleasant] vraiment
[convinced] tout à fait
We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Nous nous sommes vraiment bien amusés.
I was thoroughly ashamed of myself. J’avais vraiment honte.
He thoroughly agreed. Il était tout à fait d’accord.
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Example Sentences Including 'thoroughly'
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I imagined he was being understanding to the last, a thoroughly decent guy, which made me sick.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
Miss Wilmot had to be told then, for the culprit had upset herself thoroughly.CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL (2002)
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'thoroughly' in Other Languages
British English: thoroughly /ˈθʌrəlɪ/ ADVERB
If somebody does something thoroughly, they do it with great care.
They cleaned the kitchen thoroughly.
- American English: thoroughly
- Arabic: بِدِقَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: minuciosamente
- Chinese: 彻底地
- Croatian: temeljito
- Czech: důkladně
- Danish: grundigt
- Dutch: grondig
- European Spanish: minuciosamente
- Finnish: perusteellisesti
- French: minutieusement
- German: gründlich
- Greek: παντελώς
- Italian: completamente
- Japanese: 徹底的に
- Korean: 철저하게
- Norwegian: grundig
- Polish: gruntownie
- European Portuguese: minuciosamente
- Romanian: în întregime
- Russian: досконально
- Spanish: minuciosamente
- Swedish: grundligt
- Thai: อย่างละเอียดรอบคอบ
- Turkish: derinlemesine
- Ukrainian: ретельно
- Vietnamese: một cách kỹ lưỡng
Translation of thoroughly from the Collins English to French Dictionary