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English definition of “quick”

quick

adjective
 
 
/kwɪk/
FAST A1 doing something fast or taking only a short time: I tried to catch him but he was too quick for me. [+ to do sth] Publishers were quick to realize that a profit could be made.Fast and rapidShort in time
LASTING A SHORT TIME A2 lasting a short time: Can I ask you a quick question?Short in timeTemporary
(Definition of quick adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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