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sharply

adverb
 
 
/ˈʃɑːpli/ US   /ˈʃɑːr-/
in a way that is sudden and very noticeable: rise/fall sharply Inflation has risen sharply. Dealer sales fell sharply in August.
severely and angrily: I wrote them a sharply-worded letter of complaint. Some lawmakers sharply criticized the proposal.
Translations of “sharply”
in Korean 급격하게…
in Arabic بِحِدّة…
in Portuguese bruscamente…
in Catalan bruscament…
in Japanese 急に, 急激に…
in Italian notevolmente e improvvisamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然地, 快速和突然地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然地, 快速和突然地…
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