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English definition of “precipitately”

precipitately

adverb uk   /prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.tət.li/ us    /priːˈsɪp.ə.t̬ɪt-/ formal
in a way that is too sudden and done without thinking: Scientists are annoyed that the research programme has been abandoned so precipitately.Doing things without fear or proper thoughtHurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
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