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suddenly

adverb uk   us   /ˈsʌd.ən.li/
B1 quickly and unexpectedly: "Do you remember much about the accident?" "No, it all happened so suddenly." I was just dozing off to sleep when suddenly I heard a scream from outside. I suddenly realized what I'd said, but it was too late.
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in Korean 갑자기…
in Arabic فَجأةً…
in Portuguese subitamente, de repente…
in Catalan de sobte…
in Japanese 突然に, 急に…
in Italian improvvisamente, di colpo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然, 猛地,驟然…
in Russian внезапно, вдруг…
in Turkish beklenmedik ve hızlı bir şekilde, birden, birdenbire…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然, 猛地,骤然…
in Polish nagle…
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