punctual

  • 21punctual — adjective Etymology: Middle English, having a sharp point, from Medieval Latin punctualis of a point, from Latin punctus pricking, point, from pungere to prick more at pungent Date: 1675 being on time ; prompt • punctuality noun • punctually… …

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  • 22punctual — adjective /ˈpʊntjuəl,ˈpʊntjuəl,ˈpʊntʃuəl,ˈpʊŋktʃuəl/ a) prompt or on time b) (of an event) Happening at the appointed time See Also: point, punctilious, punctuate, punctuality, punctuation …

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  • 23punctual — Synonyms and related words: accurate, active, alert, apt, attentive, careful, close, compliant, conforming, conscientious, conscionable, constant, correct, critical, decisive, delicate, demanding, detailed, devoted, devout, duteous, dutiful,… …

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  • 24punctuál — adj. m. (sil. punc tu al), pl. punctuáli; f. sg. punctuálã, pl. punctuále …

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  • 25punctual — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. prompt, regular, precise, punctilious; periodical; early, timely. See earliness, regularity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. prompt, precise, particular, on time, on schedule, exact, timely, seasonable …

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  • 26punctual — punc·tu·al || pʌŋ(k)tʃʊəl adj. exacting, fastidious; prompt, on time …

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  • 27punctual — [ pʌŋ(k)tʃʊəl, tjʊəl] adjective 1》 happening or doing something at the appointed time. 2》 Grammar of or denoting action that takes place at a particular point in time. Contrasted with durative. Derivatives punctuality noun punctually adverb …

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  • 28punctual — a. 1. Nice, exact, minutely correct, punctilious. 2. Prompt, seasonable, timely …

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  • 29punctual — adj 1. prompt, on time, when expected; timely, seasonable, in good time, early, Inf. bright and early, well timed; immediate, instant, instantaneous; rapid, fleet, meteoric, quick, swift, brisk, expeditious, Inf. Johnny on the spot; direct,… …

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  • 30punctual — punc·tu·al …

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  • 31punctual — adjective Syn: on time, prompt, on schedule, in (good) time; informal on the dot Ant: late …

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  • 32punctual — punc•tu•al [[t]ˈpʌŋk tʃu əl[/t]] adj. 1) arriving, acting, or happening at the time or times appointed; prompt 2) pertaining to or of the nature of a point • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < ML pūnctuālis of a point, der. of L pūnctu(s) a point punc …

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  • 33punctual —   Kū i ka manawa kūpono …

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  • 34punctual — adj. 1 observant of the appointed time. 2 neither early nor late. 3 Geom. of a point. Derivatives: punctuality n. punctually adv. Etymology: ME f. med.L punctualis f. L punctum POINT …

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  • 35punctual aspect — См. aspetto puntuale …

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  • 36punctual stimulation — excitation of a sense organ by stimulation at a single point …

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  • 37punctually — punctual punc‧tu‧al [ˈpʌŋktʆuəl] adjective arriving, happening, or being done at exactly the time that was arranged: • She s always very punctual for her appointments. punctually adverb : • The court session started punctually at 9:00 am. * * *… …

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  • 38on time — punctual; punctually. → time …

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  • 39punctuality — punctual ► ADJECTIVE ▪ happening or keeping to the appointed time. DERIVATIVES punctuality noun punctually adverb. ORIGIN Latin punctualis, from punctum a point …

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  • 40punctually — punctual ► ADJECTIVE ▪ happening or keeping to the appointed time. DERIVATIVES punctuality noun punctually adverb. ORIGIN Latin punctualis, from punctum a point …

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