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prematureadjective

 us   /ˌpri·məˈtʃʊr, -ˈtʊr/
happening or done too soon, esp. before the natural or desired time: a premature death at age 50 A spokesman said it was premature to comment on the negotiations.
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prematureadjective

/ˈprem.ə.tʃər/ /prem.əˈtʃʊər/  us   /ˌpriː.məˈtʊr/
prematurely
adverb uk   /ˈprem.ə.tʃə.li/ /prem.əˈtʃʊə.li/  us   /ˌpriː.məˈtʊr.li/
Their baby was born prematurely and weighed only one kilogram. His stressful job made him go prematurely grey (= made his hair turn grey at a young age).
(Definition of premature from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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