Pronunciation: (thrOO-out'), [key]
1. in or to every part of; everywhere in: They searched throughout the house.
2. from the beginning to the end of: He was bored throughout the play.
1. in every part: rotten throughout.
2. at every moment or point: following the text closely throughout.
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