Definition of prematurely in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌprēməˈCHo͝orlē/


Before the due time; ahead of time: his son died prematurely [as submodifier]: prematurely gray hair
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  • Her hair had greyed prematurely, her once youthful face was lined with worry and fraught with grief.
  • Mac's face seemed prematurely grey and aged, his body hunched as he read.
  • She went public about the sensitive issue of her identity after the match prematurely ended.

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Syllabification: pre·ma·ture·ly

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