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English definition of “precipitation”

precipitation

noun [U] (QUICK ACTION)    /prɪˌsɪp.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /priː-/ formal
a way of behaving too quickly and without thinking : The prime minister has been accused of acting with precipitation over the crisis .Doing things without fear or proper thoughtHurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of precipitation noun (QUICK ACTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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