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haste

noun [U] uk   us   /heɪst/ disapproving
(too much) speed: Unfortunately the report was prepared in haste and contained several inaccuracies. [+ to infinitive] In her haste to get up from the table, she knocked over a cup. His father had just died and he didn't want to marry with indecent haste.
Translations of “haste”
in Arabic سُرْعة, عَجَلة…
in Korean 서두름…
in Malaysian gopoh-gapah…
in French hâte…
in Turkish acele, telaş, koşturmaca…
in Italian fretta, urgenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匆忙,倉促…
in Russian спешка…
in Polish pośpiech…
in Vietnamese sự vội vàng…
in Spanish prisa, precipitación…
in Portuguese pressa, precipitação…
in Thai ความรีบเร่ง…
in German die Eile…
in Catalan pressa…
in Japanese 急ぐこと, あわてること…
in Indonesian ketergesa-gesaan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匆忙,仓促…
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