- 1.1 (hasty) [footsteps/movements] rápido, apresurado; [decision] precipitado a hurried conversation over the phone una brevísima conversación telefónica we had a hurried meal and then rushed out comimos rápidamente or [colloquial/familiar] a las carreras y nos fuimos volandoMore example sentences1.2 (slapdash, careless) [work/scrawl] hecho deprisa, hecho a las carreras [colloquial/familiar]
- The sole sign of perturbation was in her hurried breathing.
- A leisurely overland trip to Pusan took three weeks, hurried trips ten days.
- Police say they wanted to clarify initial accounts which were based on hearsay, hurried details from dispatchers.
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The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the