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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prematurely(adverb)

    (of childbirth) before the end of the normal period of gestation

    "the child was born prematurely"

  2. prematurely, untimely(adverb)

    too soon; in a premature manner

    "I spoke prematurely"


  1. prematurely(Adverb)

    In a premature manner; too soon or too early.

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How to say prematurely in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prematurely in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prematurely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of prematurely in a Sentence

  1. Oyewale Tomori:

    We're well on the way, it's a time of great happiness, but we don't want to celebrate prematurely.

  2. Rusty Page:

    As a matter of simple human decency we implore the county not to prematurely take Lexi from her home.

  3. Kozo Tsujii:

    I'm just very, very sad that these people who are so much younger than me passed away so prematurely.

  4. Sydney J. Harris:

    A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.

  5. United States:

    Young Canadians and Americans continue to die prematurely each year from CF, we must continue research in CF in order to ultimately find a cure.

Images & Illustrations of prematurely

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