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thought-out

[thawt-out] /ˈθɔtˈaʊt/
adjective
1.
produced by or showing the results of much thought:
a carefully thought-out argument.
Origin of thought-out
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70
Related forms
well-thought-out, adjective
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well-thought-out

adjective
1.
(well thought out when postpositive) carefully planned

thought-out

adjective
1.
conceived and developed in the manner specified: a well thought-out scheme
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Contemporary definitions for well-thought-out
adjective

produced through careful planning or much mental effort; showing the results of careful and thorough consideration

Examples

The boys made a well thought-out science fair project.

Usage Note

usu. used in combination with badly, carefully, or well

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