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pronto Line breaks: pronto
Pronunciation: /ˈprɒntəʊ/

Definition of pronto in English:


Promptly; quickly: put it in the refrigerator, pronto
More example sentences
  • By any rational measure, the site should fail, alerting the developers to their error and prompting them to fix it pronto.
  • Of course, this dream could also mean you need to wake up pronto and use the nearest bathroom.
  • Where it applies the signs should be changed pronto.


Early 20th century: from Spanish, from Latin promptus (see prompt).

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