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Meaning of “prompt” - Learner’s Dictionary

prompt

adjective     /prɒmpt/
B2 done or acting quickly and without waiting, or arriving at the correct time: a prompt reply prompt payment At the right timeFast and rapidShort in time
promptly adverb
Translations of “prompt”
in Arabic فَوْري…
in Korean 신속한…
in Malaysian tepat pd waktunya…
in French prompt, ponctuel…
in Turkish ivedi, acil, tez…
in Italian sollecito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速的, 敏捷的, 及時的…
in Russian немедленный…
in Polish natychmiastowy, niezwłoczny, punktualny…
in Vietnamese nhanh chóng…
in Spanish pronto, inmediato, puntual…
in Portuguese rápido, imediato…
in Thai ทันที…
in German She’s usually so prompt.prompt…
in Catalan ràpid…
in Japanese 迅速な, 素早い…
in Indonesian seketika…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速的, 敏捷的, 及时的…
(Definition of prompt adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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