prompt answer

n. 直答

English-Japanese new dictionary. 2007.

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  • prompt´ness — prompt «prompt», adjective, verb, noun. –adj. 1. ready and willing; on time; quick: »Be prompt to obey. But he learns to tell time much earlier than he learns to be prompt (Sidonie M. Gruenberg). SYNONYM(S): punctual. See syn. under ready. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • prompt´ly — prompt «prompt», adjective, verb, noun. –adj. 1. ready and willing; on time; quick: »Be prompt to obey. But he learns to tell time much earlier than he learns to be prompt (Sidonie M. Gruenberg). SYNONYM(S): punctual. See syn. under ready. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • answer — answerer, n. answerless, adj. /an seuhr, ahn /, n. 1. a spoken or written reply or response to a question, request, letter, etc.: He sent an answer to my letter promptly. 2. a correct response to a question asked to test one s knowledge. 3. an… …   Universalium

  • answer — an•swer [[t]ˈæn sər, ˈɑn [/t]] n. 1) a spoken or written reply or response to a question, request, letter, etc 2) a correct response to a question 3) an equivalent or approximation; counterpart: the French answer to the Beatles[/ex] 4) an action… …   From formal English to slang

  • prompt — ▪ I. prompt prompt 2 noun [countable] COMPUTING a sign on a computer screen which shows that the computer has finished one operation and is ready to begin the next: • When you see the C prompt, type WP .   [m0] ▪ II. prompt prompt 1 [prɒmpt ǁ… …   Financial and business terms

  • prompt — /prɒmpt/ adjective rapid or done immediately ● We got very prompt service at the complaints desk. ● Thank you for your prompt reply to my letter. ♦ prompt payment payment made rapidly ♦ prompt supplier a supplier who delivers orders rapidly ■… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • Our Lady of Prompt Succor — Mosaic of Our Lady of Prompt Succor. Old Ursulines Convent complex, French Quarter, New Orleans. Our Lady of Prompt Succor is a religious title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus, by the Roman Catholic Church. It refers to a… …   Wikipedia

  • immediate reply — prompt answer, instantaneous response …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Akiba ben Joseph — Akiva redirects here. For other people and things with this name, see Akiva (disambiguation). Akiba ben Joseph (ca.50–ca.135 AD) (Hebrew: עקיבא) or simply Rabbi Akiva was a Judean tanna of the latter part of the 1st century and the beginning of… …   Wikipedia

  • riposte — /ri pohst /, n., v., riposted, riposting. n. 1. a quick, sharp return in speech or action; counterstroke: a brilliant riposte to an insult. 2. Fencing. a quick thrust given after parrying a lunge. v.i. 3. to make a riposte. 4. to reply or… …   Universalium

  • riposte — ri•poste [[t]rɪˈpoʊst[/t]] n. v. post•ed, post•ing 1) a quick, sharp return in speech or action: a clever riposte[/ex] 2) spo Fencing. a quick thrust given after parrying a lunge 3) to make a riposte 4) to reply or retaliate • Etymology: 1700–10; …   From formal English to slang

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