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hastily

Pronunciation: /ˈheɪstəli; ˈheɪstɪli/

Translation of hastily in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (quickly) [arranged/built/thought up] a toda prisa, apresuradamente 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    • The strength of local feeling was such that they were hastily withdrawn.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) [speak/act] con precipitación, precipitadamente

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