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English definition of “quickly”


adverb     /ˈkwɪ
A2 at a fast speed : We'll have to walk quickly to get there on time . Quickly now, you two, daddy's waiting in the car !Fast and rapidShort in time A2 after only a very short time : He replied very quickly. He quickly realized that she wasn't telling the truth .Immediately Grammar:Fast, quick or quickly?Fast and quick mean moving with great speed. Fast is both an adjective and an adverb. Quick is an adjective and the adverb form is quickly.
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