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sudden

adjective     /ˈsʌdən/
B2 done or happening quickly and unexpectedly: a sudden change/increase His sudden death was a great shock to us all.Not expected or planned
all of a sudden B2 unexpectedly: All of a sudden she got up and walked out.Not expected or planned
suddenness noun [U]
Translations of “sudden”
in Arabic مُفاجىء…
in Korean 갑작스런…
in Malaysian tiba-tiba…
in French soudain…
in Turkish ani, beklenmedik, apansız…
in Italian improvviso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然的,忽然的, 意外的…
in Russian внезапный…
in Polish nagły, gwałtowny…
in Vietnamese thình lình…
in Spanish súbito, repentino…
in Portuguese repentino, súbito…
in Thai ทันทีทันใด…
in German plötzlich…
in Catalan sobtat, inesperat…
in Japanese 突然の, 急な…
in Indonesian mendadak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然的,忽然的, 意外的…
(Definition of sudden from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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