Definition of promptly in English:


Line breaks: prompt¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈprɒm(p)tli


  • 2At exactly a specified time; punctually: Jamie arrived promptly at 8:30
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    • The store manager walked up the temporary stage promptly at 6 PM.
    • The paper must go to press promptly at 3 o'clock.
    • On makeover day, Sue was picked up promptly at 8: 30 a.m. by Don Curl of Mountview Dodge Chrysler Jeep.

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