adjective Date: 1965 comprehensive, thorough <
an in-depth study

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in-depth — adj [only before noun] thorough, complete, and considering all the details in depth study/research/analysis etc ▪ an in depth study of patients needs ▪ a series of in depth interviews …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • in-depth — [in′depth′] adj. carefully worked out, detailed, profound, thorough, etc. [an in depth study] …   English World dictionary

  • in depth — in a very detailed way and giving a lot of information This subject will be covered in depth next term. We discussed the issue in some depth …   English dictionary

  • in-depth — /in depth /, adj. 1. extensive, thorough, or profound: an in depth analysis of the problem. 2. well balanced or fully developed. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • in-depth — adjective thorough and detailed: an in depth study of immigration law …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • in-depth — in′ depth′ adj. cvb intensive; thorough: an in depth study[/ex] • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • in depth — in a complete way that includes everything. There wasn t time to go into each problem in depth, but we did get a short description of every case …   New idioms dictionary

  • in-depth — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ comprehensive and thorough …   English terms dictionary

  • in depth — THOROUGHLY, extensively, comprehensively, rigorously, exhaustively, completely, fully; meticulously, scrupulously, painstakingly. → depth * * * phrasal 1. : extending over or for a considerable distance into an area 2. of military defense :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in-depth — /ˈɪn dɛpθ / (say in depth) adjective with thorough coverage: an in depth discussion; *Lacking in depth surveys, we can only guess at the cause. –suzy jarratt, 1970 …   Australian English dictionary

  • in-depth — adjective (only before noun) in depth study/investigation/report etc an examination or description of something that is thorough and complete so that all the details are considered: scientists doing an in depth study of the causes of lung cancer …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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