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throughout Syllabification: through·out
Pronunciation: /THro͞oˈout/

Definition of throughout in English:

preposition& adverb

1All the way through, in particular.
1.1In every part of (a place or object): [as preposition]: it had repercussions throughout Europe [as adverb]: the house is in good order throughout
More example sentences
  • The order covers the teenager's movements throughout the whole of England and Wales.
  • The quality throughout was of the highest order, especially the young steer class.
  • Ashoka is famous for the edicts he ordered to be carved on rocks and pillars throughout his kingdom.
all over, across, in every part of, everywhere in, all through, right through, all around
1.2From beginning to end of (an event or period of time): [as preposition]: the Church of which she was a faithful member throughout her life [as adverb]: both sets of parents retained a smiling dignity throughout
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  • We did our best to keep you informed of all events happening locally throughout the year.
  • I had periods throughout both pregnancies and I just thought I was putting on weight.
  • Christmas, Mothers' Day and Easter are the bumper sales events throughout the year.
all through, all, for the duration of, for the whole of, until the end of

Words that rhyme with throughout

about, bout, clout, devout, doubt, down-and-out, drought, flout, gout, grout, knout, lout, mahout, misdoubt, nowt, out, out-and-out, owt, pout, Prout, right about, rout, scout, shout, snout, spout, sprout, stout, thereabout, thereout, timeout, tout, trout, way-out, without
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