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English definition of “ad-lib”


verb [I/T]  /ˈædˈlɪb/ (-bb-) us  
to do something without preparation or planning: [I] She had lost her notes, so she ad-libbed for ten minutes.
adjective, adverb  /ˈædˈlɪb/ us  
I did not want to give an ad-lib speech.
(Definition of ad-lib from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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