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punctual

adjective uk   us   /ˈpʌŋk.tju.əl/
arriving, doing something, or happening at the expected, correct time; not late: a punctual start to the meeting He's fairly punctual (= he usually arrives on time).
punctuality
noun [U] uk   /ˌpʌnk.tjuˈæl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
Punctuality has never been his strong point.
punctually
adverb uk   us   /-ə.li/
The meeting started punctually at 10.00 a.m.
Translations of “punctual”
in Arabic دَقيق…
in Korean 시간을 엄수하는…
in Malaysian tepat pd masanya…
in French ponctuel…
in Turkish dakik…
in Italian puntuale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 準時的,守時的…
in Russian пунктуальный…
in Polish punktualny…
in Vietnamese đúng giờ…
in Spanish puntual…
in Portuguese pontual…
in Thai ตรงเวลา…
in German pünktlich…
in Catalan puntual…
in Japanese 時間を守る, 時間に厳しい…
in Indonesian tepat waktu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 准时的,守时的…
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