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English definition of “speedy”

speedy

adjective uk   /ˈspiː.di/ us  
quick: He's a very speedy worker. We need to take speedy action/make a speedy decision. Everyone is hoping for a speedy end to the conflict (= hoping that an end to it will happen quickly). We wished her a speedy recovery from her illness (= that she would get better quickly).Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
speedily
adverb uk   /-dɪ.li/ us  
The problem was speedily solved.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
speediness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Speed of motion
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