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prematurely Line breaks: pre|ma¦ture¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛmətʃəli/

Definition of prematurely in English:


Before the due time; ahead of time: his son died prematurely prematurely grey 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.
too soon, too early, before the usual time, ahead of time, before one's time;
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