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pell-mell

Pronunciation: /ˌpelˈmel/

Translation of pell-mell in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • desordenadamente, sin orden ni concierto clothes were thrown pell-mell into suitcases habían metido ropa en las maletas desordenadamente or sin orden ni concierto they rushed pell-mell into the sea corrieron en tropel hacia el mar
    Example sentences
    • Bernard embarked on pell-mell international expansion, building strong operations across the rest of Europe, Asia and Latin America.
    • Behind the marked turnaround: pell-mell economic growth, an ultra-easy monetary policy, and a bank lending boom.
    • Even groups that we have admired are now in pell-mell cowardly retreat.

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