Definition of apace in English:

apace

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Pronunciation: /əˈpeɪs
 
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adverb

literary
Swiftly; quickly: work continues apace
More example sentences
  • Work on the last minute feature continues apace, with it being dropped onto the page and lined up nicely today, and almost ready for proofing by six.
  • There was no hard landing and housing construction continued apace.
  • Plans are continuing apace for the Fairymount National School centenary celebrations later in the year.
Synonyms
quickly, fast, swiftly, rapidly, speedily, briskly, without delay, post-haste, expeditiously, at full speed, at full tilt
informal at warp speed
British informal at a rate of knots

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French a pas 'at (a considerable) pace'.

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