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American English: /ˈheɪstəli/
British English: /ˈheɪstɪli/

Translation of hastily in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (quickly)
    (arranged/built/thought up)
    they hastily cleared away the mess
    arreglaron el desorden a toda prisa
    Example sentences
    • Snatching my hand away from his hastily, I quickly composed myself to stand up.
    • In December he had sat stunned at a hastily organised and crowded press conference at Heathrow airport.
    • The strength of local feeling was such that they were hastily withdrawn.
    1.2 (rashly)
    con precipitación

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