Definition of throughout in English:

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Pronunciation: /θruːˈaʊt/

preposition& adverb

1In every part of (a place or object): [as preposition]: it had repercussions throughout Europe [as adverb]: the house is in good order throughout
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  • 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, all round, in every part (of), everywhere (in), all through, right through, here and there (in), round
1.1From 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 MPs 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, through, for the duration (of), for the whole of, until the end (of), the whole time, all the time

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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