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- UK [θruːˈaʊt] / US [θruˈaʊt]
Throughout can be used in the following ways: - as a preposition (followed by a noun): He remained in Paris throughout the war. - as an adverb (without a following noun): It was a wonderful game and Johnson played brilliantly throughout.1) in every part of a place
Pollution is a serious problem in major cities throughout the world.
The hotel has recently been redecorated throughout.2) during the whole of a period of time or an event
House prices continued to rise throughout the 1980s.
There was a terrible scandal, but my family and friends supported me throughout.
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Throughout — Through*out , prep. Quite through; from one extremity to the other of; also, every part of; as, to search throughout the house. [1913 Webster] Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year. Milton. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
throughout — [thro͞o out′] prep. 1. through the whole of; in every part of [throughout the nation] 2. all the way through; during every part of [sleeping throughout the lecture] adv. 1. in or during every part; everywhere; from start to finish 2. in every… … English World dictionary
Throughout — Through*out , adv. In every part; as, the cloth was of a piece throughout. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
throughout — I (All over) adverb all over, every bit, extensively, from beginning to end, from first to last, from the ground up, from the word go, inside and out, over all, to the end II (During) adverb for the duration, for the period of, in the course of,… … Law dictionary
throughout — late O.E. þurhut; see THROUGH (Cf. through) + OUT (Cf. out) (Cf. Ger. durchaus, 16c.) … Etymology dictionary
throughout — [adj] during the whole of all over, all the time, all through, around, at full length, completely, during, every bit, everyplace, everywhere, far and near, far and wide, for the duration, from beginning to end, from end to end, from one end to… … New thesaurus
throughout — ► PREPOSITION & ADVERB ▪ all the way through … English terms dictionary
throughout — [[t]θruːa͟ʊt[/t]] ♦♦ 1) PREP If you say that something happens throughout a particular period of time, you mean that it happens during the whole of that period. The national tragedy of rival groups killing each other continued throughout 1990...… … English dictionary
throughout — through|out [ θru aut ] function word *** Throughout can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): He remained in Paris throughout the war. as an adverb (without a following noun): It was a wonderful game and Johnson… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
throughout — through|out W1S3 [θru:ˈaut] prep, adv 1.) in every part of a particular area, place etc ▪ a large organization with offices throughout the world ▪ The disease spread rapidly throughout Europe. ▪ The house is in excellent condition, with fitted… … Dictionary of contemporary English