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quicklyadverb

uk   us   /ˈkwɪk.li/
A2 at a ​fastspeed: We'll have to ​walk quickly to get there on ​time. Quickly now, you two, daddy's ​waiting in the ​car!A2 after only a very ​shorttime: He ​replied very quickly. He quickly ​realized that she wasn't ​telling the ​truth.
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Translations of “quickly”
in Arabic بِسُرَعة…
in Korean 빨리…
in Portuguese rapidamente…
in Catalan ràpidament…
in Japanese 素早く, さっと, すぐに…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速地, 立刻/马上…
in Turkish çabuk çabuk, hızlıca, süratle…
in Russian быстро…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速地, 立刻/馬上…
in Italian rapidamente, in fretta…
in Polish szybko…
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