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English definition of “abrupt”


adjective (SUDDEN)   /əˈbrʌpt/
sudden and not expected, often with unpleasant results: There was an abrupt change in her mood. We came to an abrupt curve in the road. abruptly    /əˈbrʌp·tli/ adverb They abruptly left the party.
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