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1 very careful to be completely honest and fair [≠ unscrupulous]:
Not all lawyers are as scrupulous as she is.
scrupulous honesty
scrupulous in (doing) something
The organization will be scrupulous in maintaining the highest moral standards.
2 doing something very carefully so that nothing is left out
scrupulous about (doing) something
He was not very scrupulous about keeping himself clean.
scrupulous attention to detail
scrupulously adverb:
scrupulously clean
scrupulously fair

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