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English definition of “hurry”


noun [S]     /ˈhʌr.i/ US  /ˈhɝː-/
B1 the need to move or do things more quickly than normal : We left in such a hurry that we forgot our tickets . "Can you wait a few minutes ?" "Yes, I'm not in any hurry/I'm in no hurry (= I can wait )." Are you in a hurry (= wanting ) to leave ? What's (all) the hurry (for)/Why (all) the hurry? (= Why are you acting or moving so quickly ?) "I'll let you have this back next week ." "That's all right , there's no ( great ) hurry/there isn't any ( great ) hurry (= no need to do it quickly )."Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of hurry noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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