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thought-out

[ thawt-out ]
/ ˈθɔtˈaʊt /
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adjective

produced by or showing the results of much thought: a carefully thought-out argument.

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Origin of thought-out

First recorded in 1865–70

OTHER WORDS FROM thought-out

well-thought-out, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thought-out

thought-out

adjective

conceived and developed in the manner specifieda well thought-out scheme
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