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"sudden" in British English

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suddenadjective

uk   /ˈsʌd.ən/  us   /ˈsʌd.ən/
suddenness
noun [U] uk   /ˈsʌd.ən.nəs/  us   /ˈsʌd.ən.nəs/
It was the suddenness of his illness that came as such a shock.
(Definition of sudden from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sudden" in American English

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suddenadjective

 us   /ˈsʌd·ən/
happening or done quickly or unexpectedly: The cyclist lowered his head and put on a sudden burst of speed.
(Definition of sudden from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sudden”
in Korean 갑작스런…
in Arabic مُفاجىء…
in Malaysian tiba-tiba…
in French soudain…
in Russian внезапный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然的,忽然的, 意外的…
in Italian improvviso…
in Turkish ani, beklenmedik, apansız…
in Polish nagły, gwałtowny…
in Spanish repentino, súbito…
in Vietnamese thình lình…
in Portuguese repentino, súbito…
in Thai ทันทีทันใด…
in German plötzlich…
in Catalan sobtat, inesperat…
in Japanese 突然の, 急な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然的,忽然的, 意外的…
in Indonesian mendadak…
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