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English definition of “prompt”

prompt

adjective     /prɒmpt/ US  /prɑːmpt/
B2 (of an action) done quickly and without delay, or (of a person) acting quickly or arriving at the arranged time: They've written back already - that was a very prompt reply. They're usually fairly prompt in dealing with enquiries. Try to be prompt because we'll be very short of time.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and activeFast and rapidShort in time
(Definition of prompt adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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