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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “precipitate”

precipitate

adjective
 
 
/prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.tət/ US  /priːˈsɪp.ə.t̬ɪt/ (also precipitous) formal
If an action is precipitate, it is done sooner or faster than expected and without enough thought or preparation
仓促的,贸然的,轻率的
Don't be precipitate - think it through before you make a decision.
别太仓促——作决定前再好好想想。
Doing things without fear or proper thoughtHurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of precipitate adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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