Definition of extempore adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ekˈstempəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ekˈstempəri//
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spoken or done without any previous thought or preparation synonym impromptu an extempore speech Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin ex tempore ‘on the spur of the moment’ (literally ‘out of the time’).

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