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English definition of “frantic”

frantic

adjective
 
 
/ˈfræntɪk/
urgent and involving a lot of activity: There have been frantic attempts by central banks to restore order on the exchanges. More than 240 million shares changed hands in frantic trading. frantic talks/negotiations
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