apace

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English apās (step by step, slowly; quickly, rapidly; at once, promptly), from Old French à pas (at a quick pace).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

apace (not comparable)

  1. Quickly, rapidly, with speed.
    Construction of the new offices is proceeding apace.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ apās, adv.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 13 January 2018; “apace” (US) / “apace” (UK) in Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press.

Further reading[edit]

  • apace” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.

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