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hurried

adjective uk   /ˈhʌr.id/  us   /ˈhɝː-/
done very or too quickly: We left early, after a hurried breakfast. I'm sorry this is such a hurried note.
hurriedly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The party was a rather hurriedly (= quickly) arranged affair.
Translations of “hurried”
in Korean 서두르는…
in Arabic مَسرِع…
in Portuguese apressado…
in Catalan precipitat…
in Japanese 急いで行われた…
in Italian frettoloso, affrettato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匆忙的,倉促的…
in Russian торопливый, спешный…
in Turkish telaşla/aceleyle yapılmış, aceleye gelmiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匆忙的,仓促的…
in Polish pospieszny…
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