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cursory

adjective uk   /ˈkɜː.sər.i/  us   /ˈkɝː.sɚ-/
quick and probably not detailed: a cursory glance/look a cursory examination
cursorily
adverb uk   /-əl.i/  us   /ˈkɝː.sɚ-/
He glanced cursorily at the letter, then gave it to me.
Translations of “cursory”
in Vietnamese vội, nhanh…
in Spanish rápido, superficial, apresurado…
in Thai ที่รวดเร็วมาก…
in Malaysian sejenak…
in French hâtif…
in German flüchtig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倉促的, 草草的, 粗略的…
in Indonesian tergesa-gesa…
in Russian поверхностный, беглый…
in Turkish gelişigüzel, üstünkörü, acele…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仓促的, 草草的, 粗略的…
in Polish pobieżny…
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