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English definition of “premature”

premature

adjective     /ˈpremətʃər/ US  /ˌpriːməˈtʊr/
happening too soon or before the usual time : premature ageing / death a premature baby [+ to do sth] It seems a bit premature to start talking about it already.Early
prematurely adverb He died prematurely of cancer .
(Definition of premature adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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