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Definition of hurried adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually before noun]
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done too quickly because you do not have enough time I ate a hurried breakfast and left. She wrote a few hurried lines to him on the back of an envelope. opposite unhurried
, NAmE//ˈhəridli//
adverb I hurriedly got up and dressed. The article was hurriedly withdrawn from the newspaper.
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