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English definition of “apace”

apace

adverb     /əˈpeɪs/ formal or literary
quickly: The project is coming on apace (= advancing quickly).Fast and rapidShort in time
(Definition of apace adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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