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trice
American English: /traɪs/
British English: /trʌɪs/

noun

  • in a trice
    en un periquete [colloquial]
    en un santiamén [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • It runs extremely quickly and can appear to vanish in a trice.
    • If only she'd said ‘All right - I'll go to Mass ‘, she'd have been out in a trice.’
    • As before, the facilitator grasped my objection in a trice, and even though I sense that she's inclined to side with the material, she gets it.

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