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quickly

División en sílabas: quick·ly
Pronunciación: /ˈkwiklē
 
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Definición de quickly en inglés:

adverbio

1At a fast speed; rapidly: Reg’s illness progressed frighteningly quickly
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Thanks to the sincere efforts of her family I quickly recovered my health.
  • In contrast, the flexible protein structures in a bobtail squid's platelets can quickly change configuration.
  • Using the flashlight, I'm able to find them pretty quickly.
Sinónimos
fast, swiftly, briskly, rapidly, speedily, at the speed of light, at full tilt, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a gallop, on the double, posthaste
informal pretty damn quick, PDQ, like lightning, like greased lightning, like mad, like blazes, like the wind, lickety-split, at warp speed
literary apace
soon, promptly, early, momentarily
informal like a shot, as soon as possible, ASAP, pronto, straight off
briefly, fleetingly, briskly;
hastily, hurriedly, cursorily, perfunctorily, superficially, desultorily
1.1With little or no delay; promptly: we moved quickly to deal with our auditor’s questions
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Anybody thinking of taking out serious illness insurance needs to act quickly.
  • Key to future success will be the degree to which organizations respond quickly to change.
  • Jake offers him a hundred francs, which Harvey quickly accepts.

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