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[thur-oh, thuhr-oh] /ˈθɜr oʊ, ˈθʌr oʊ/
adjective, adverb
an informal, simplified spelling of thorough. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The most thoro scholars have found this task no easy affair.

    Lectures on Language William S. Balch
  • So Cronos took an iron sickle and mutilated Ouranos in such a way, enfin, as to divorce him a thoro.

    Modern Mythology Andrew Lang
  • Great care should be taken that this advancement be easy, natural, and thoro.

    Lectures on Language William S. Balch
  • In the last paragraph of the article referred to we find a hint of a lack of thoro conviction on the part of the writer himself.

    On the Firing Line in Education Adoniram Judson Ladd
Word Origin and History for thoro

contraction of thorough.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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