prompt adjective Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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prompt

adjective
 
 
/prɒmpt/
done or happening without delay: prompt payment/delivery/service The message at the top of the bill is intended to encourage prompt payment.prompt action/attention/treatment Millions of people lack health insurance and therefore aren't getting regular screening or prompt treatment.
done quickly, without delay, or arriving at the arranged time: Be prompt for your appointment. The cashback bonus is given to prompt payers.
Translations of “prompt”
in Arabic فَوْري…
in Korean 신속한…
in Malaysian tepat pd waktunya…
in French prompt, ponctuel…
in Turkish ivedi, acil, tez…
in Italian sollecito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速的, 敏捷的, 及時的…
in Russian немедленный…
in Polish natychmiastowy, niezwłoczny, punktualny…
in Vietnamese nhanh chóng…
in Spanish pronto, inmediato, puntual…
in Portuguese rápido, imediato…
in Thai ทันที…
in German She’s usually so prompt.prompt…
in Catalan ràpid…
in Japanese 迅速な, 素早い…
in Indonesian seketika…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速的, 敏捷的, 及时的…
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