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perfunctory

adjective uk   /pəˈfʌŋk.tər.i/ us    /pɚˈfʌŋk.tɚ.i/
done quickly, without taking care or interest: His smile was perfunctory.
perfunctorily
adverb uk   /-əl.i/ us  
The two heads of state shook hands perfunctorily for the photographers.
Translations of “perfunctory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 草率的, 馬虎的, 敷衍的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 草率的, 马虎的, 敷衍的…
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