Definition of 'meticulous'
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The Italian came in as a coach notorious for his obsessive nature and meticulous attention to detail. The Sun (2016)He has done meticulous research. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said:'There was meticulous attention to detail. The Sun (2016)He is now an esteemed pundit (largely because his preparation is so meticulous) and a successful businessman. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your meticulous attention to detail gets work plans moving. The Sun (2009)The way you mix creative ideas with a meticulous attention to detail is the key to success. The Sun (2011)Months of meticulous research went into it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The planning has been meticulous and the preparation hard. The Sun (2009)Her own life is organised with meticulous care. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Oxford is rendered in meticulous detail in the books. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the following also happens to be supported by my own meticulous research. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He loves the banter of a dressing room but as a manager is meticulous in his preparation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hospitals and nursing homes cannot be expected to give the meticulous care a patient in this condition requires. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She has become one of the most recognisable pop stars in music thanks to meticulous attention to her outrageous wardrobe. The Sun (2010)The application is painstaking and meticulous. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That they had not practised hard enough, despite weeks of meticulous preparation? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The focus is on work and well-being and you have a new and meticulous attention to detail for success. The Sun (2016)At work creative ideas come easy but it's your meticulous attention to detail that gets the backing you need. The Sun (2016)You're so precise and meticulous, handling cash affairs is always easy. The Sun (2015)It was painstaking, meticulous, intensive work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We would like to thank all the staff from Operation Grange for the meticulous and painstaking work that they have carried out. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'meticulous'
British English: meticulous ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as meticulous, you mean that they do things very carefully and with great attention to detail.
He was so meticulous about everything.
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