premature Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "premature" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

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.
Translations of “premature”
in Arabic مُبكّر, سابِق لأوَانِه…
in Korean 예정보다 이른…
in Malaysian pramatang…
in French prématuré…
in Turkish vaktinden önce, vakitsiz…
in Italian prematuro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過早的, 不成熟的, 倉促的…
in Russian преждевременный…
in Polish przedwczesny…
in Vietnamese đẻ non…
in Spanish prematuro…
in Portuguese prematuro, antes do tempo…
in Thai ก่อนกำหนด…
in German frühzeitig…
in Catalan prematur…
in Japanese 早過ぎる, 時期尚早な…
in Indonesian prematur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过早的, 不成熟的, 仓促的…
(Definition of premature from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “premature” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More