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Definition of prematurely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    prematurely

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˌpreməˈtʃʊəli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːməˈtʃʊrli//
     
     
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  1. 1before the normal or expected time Her hair became prematurely white.
  2. 2before the normal length of pregnancy has been completed The child was born prematurely.
  3. 3too soon Tomatoes won't ripen if they're harvested prematurely.