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a·brupt

 (ə-brŭpt′)
adj.
1. Unexpectedly sudden: an abrupt change in the weather.
2. Surprisingly curt; brusque: an abrupt answer made in anger.
3. Touching on one subject after another with sudden transitions: abrupt prose.
4. Steeply inclined. See Synonyms at steep1.
5. Botany Terminating suddenly rather than gradually; truncate: an abrupt leaf.

[Latin abruptus, past participle of abrumpere, to break off : ab-, away; see ab-1 + rumpere, to break; see reup- in Indo-European roots.]

a·brupt′ly adv.
a·brupt′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.abruptly - quickly and without warningabruptly - quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"

abruptly

abruptly

adverb
Without any warning:
Translations
بِشَكْل مُفاجِئبِشَكْلٍ مُفَاجِئ، بِاقْتِضَاب
náhle
brat
yhtäkkiäyht'äkkiääkillinenäkillisestiäkkijyrkkä
naglo
váratlanul
hranalega
不意に
갑자기
plötsligt
อย่างทันทีทันใด
một cách đột ngột

abruptly

[əˈbrʌptlɪ] ADV
1. (= suddenly) [stop, end, leave] → bruscamente, repentinamente; [brake] → bruscamente
2. (= brusquely) [say, ask] → bruscamente
3. (= steeply) → abruptamente
a cliff rose abruptly before themfrente a ellos se alzaba abruptamente un acantilado

abruptly

[əˈbrʌptli] adv
(= suddenly) [stop, end, turn] → brusquement
He got up abruptly → Il s'est levé brusquement.
(= curtly) [speak, ask] → avec brusquerie

abruptly

advabrupt; descend, dropunvermittelt, jäh; bendplötzlich; reply, askschroff, brüsk; (= steeply) risesteil

abruptly

[əˈbrʌptlɪ] advbruscamente

abrupt

(əˈbrapt) adjective
1. sudden; unexpected. The car came to an abrupt halt.
2. (of a person's manner of speaking etc) rude or sharp.
3. lacking in continuity.
aˈbruptly adverb
aˈbruptness noun

abruptly

بِشَكْل مُفاجِئ náhle brat plötzlich αιφνίδια abruptamente yhtäkkiä soudainement naglo improvvisamente 不意に 갑자기 abrupt brått nagle repentinamente внезапно plötsligt อย่างทันทีทันใด aniden một cách đột ngột 突然地
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