: covering many or all important points of a subject : comprehensive, thorough
an in-depth study
in-depth news coverage
… recently launched a podcast designed to take a more in-depth look at certain topics on his show.Jamie Friedlander
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Examples of in-depth in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of in-depth was in 1957

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“In-depth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in-depth. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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: covering many or all important points : thorough
an in-depth investigation
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