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quickly

adverb uk   us   /ˈkwɪk.li/
A2 at a fast speed: 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 short time: He replied very quickly. He quickly realized that she wasn't telling the truth.
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in Korean 빨리…
in Arabic بِسُرَعة…
in Portuguese rapidamente…
in Catalan ràpidament…
in Japanese 素早く, さっと, すぐに…
in Italian rapidamente, in fretta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速地, 立刻/馬上…
in Russian быстро…
in Turkish çabuk çabuk, hızlıca, süratle…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速地, 立刻/马上…
in Polish szybko…
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