- through|outW1S3 [θru:ˈaut] prep, adv1.) in every part of a particular area, place etc▪ a large organization with offices throughout the world▪ The disease spread rapidly throughout Europe.▪ The house is in excellent condition, with fitted carpets throughout.2.) during all of a particular period, from the beginning to the end▪ We are open every weekend throughout the year.▪ He was involved in politics throughout his life.▪ The debate continued, but Meredith remained silent throughout.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.