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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “precipitately”

precipitately

adverb
 
 
/prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.tət.li/ US  /priːˈsɪp.ə.t̬ɪt-/ formal
in a way that is too sudden and without thinking
貿然地,輕率地
Scientists are annoyed that the research programme has been abandoned so precipitately.
研究計劃如此草率地就被取消了,科學家們很惱火。
Doing things without fear or proper thoughtHurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of precipitately from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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