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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.
(Definition of prompt adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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