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Meaning of “punctual” - Learner’s Dictionary

punctual

adjective     /ˈpʌŋktʃuəl/
arriving at the right time and not too lateAt the right time
punctuality     /ˌpʌnktʃuˈæləti/ noun [U]
the quality of being punctualAt the right time
punctually adverb
Translations of “punctual”
in Arabic دَقيق…
in Korean 시간을 엄수하는…
in Malaysian tepat pd masanya…
in French ponctuel…
in Turkish dakik…
in Italian puntuale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 準時的,守時的…
in Russian пунктуальный…
in Polish punktualny…
in Vietnamese đúng giờ…
in Spanish puntual…
in Portuguese pontual…
in Thai ตรงเวลา…
in German pünktlich…
in Catalan puntual…
in Japanese 時間を守る, 時間に厳しい…
in Indonesian tepat waktu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 准时的,守时的…
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