Definition of promptness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈprɒmptnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːmptnəs//
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  1. 1the fact of taking action straight away He responded to our email questions with great promptness.
  2. 2the quality or habit of arriving somewhere at the right time synonym punctuality There was one rule her father insisted on: promptness.