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English definition of “cursory”


adjective     /ˈkɜː.sər.i/ US  /ˈkɝː.sɚ-/
quick and probably not detailed: a cursory glance/look a cursory examinationNot paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring cursorily     /-əl.i/ US  /ˈkɝː.sɚ-/ adverb He glanced cursorily at the letter, then gave it to me.Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring
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