at short notice Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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at short notice

UK (US on short notice)C1 only a ​shorttime before something ​happens: I can't ​cancel my ​plans at such ​short notice.
(Definition of at short notice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “at short notice”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在短时间内, 一经通知立即…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在短時間內, 一經通知立即…
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