in-depth

adjective \ (ˈ)in-ˈdepth \

Definition of in-depth

: comprehensive, thorough
  • an in-depth study
  • in-depth news coverage

First Known Use of in-depth

1965

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Definition of in-depth for English Language Learners

  • : covering many or all important points of a subject


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